Sample Education Paper on Noguera and Darling-Hammond’s speeches

  • Given the readings for today, how do Noguera and Darling-Hammond’s speeches make you think about the resistance to standardized testing during the No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top era?



Pedro Noguera’s speech at the Save Our Schools March


Linda Darling-Hammond, TEDx Talk on Standardized Testing



McGuinn, P.J. (2006). Chapters 5 and 6: Laying the Foundation for a New Accountability Regime,” “Showdown – The Conservative Assault on the Federal Role in Education,” and “Stalemate– The Republican Retreat on Education and Search for a New Consensus.”