On December 10, 2015, President Obama released a new education policy called the Every Student Succeeds Act. The act allows each state to set their own measurements for success, instead of requiring states to use standardized testing to assess students, teachers and schools.
No Child Left Behind Act
At most public high school job fairs in the United States, students will run into military recruiters. In 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act passed, containing a small section requiring public schools to give over all student contact information to the military and allow recruiters to visit school campuses.
In April each year, one phrase floats around in all the classrooms that almost every student fears: standardized tests. But where did these standardized tests all come from, and how did they become what they are now?
EVERYONE likes recess. It is the special part of the day devoted to sports, games, or any other kind of fun. But is it on its way out?