Obama: Education is more than just tests
| Mar 30, 2011
President Barack Obama believes that an excessive focus on tests within schools could actually make students lose interest in education and teach them less about the things that are important.
In a recent town hall meeting with students and parents hosted by the Univision Spanish-language television network at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, DC, Obama was vocal about his belief that fewer standardized tests and less rigid measures of performance beyond students' test scores could be more effective in raising the bar in the country's education. Read the full article at International Business Times.