1: The world's top-performing school systems approach learning and testing completely differently than we do.
2: American students are taking more tests and learning fewer subjects in school.
3: Recess and physical education are being cut to make time for test-focused academics—even though many experts agree these are essential for kids' health and learning.
4: When they feel they have a choice, many families opt for learning-focused instead of test-obsessed schooling.
5: Growing numbers of Americans agree that too much testing is hurting public education.
Read the AFT Petition: Testing Should Inform, Not Impede, Teaching and Learning