Observer Radio Episode 74: Why Standardized Testing in Texas Doesn’t Measure Up


In this episode, Observer contributor Jason Stanford joins us to discuss the perils of Texas’ reliance on standardized testing. Stanford also tells the tale of a University of Texas professor who spoke out against the tests and the blowback he’s received from the testing company.

From The Dallas Morning News, James Drew joins us in the studio to talk about a voter-registration group raid initiated by Attorney General Greg Abbott in Houston in 2010.

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