Sixth-graders bill education officials for time spent as standardized test guinea pigs

Will Education Secretary Arne Duncan respond to the sixth-graders’ petition

After students in two sixth-grade math classes spent a week’s worth of class time field-testing a new standardized test, they’re demanding payment for their time. The Ipswich, Massachusetts, students have sent a letter to United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone, and the group developing the test, asking for that payment.  Read More