Put to the Test


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently reignited the debate over the fate of the federal No Child Left Behind law, or NCLB. One of the much-maligned tools of NCLB is standardized testing. In 2007 American RadioWorks looked at the pressures standardized tests put on students and teachers at one North Carolina school. This week on the podcast: an encore presentation of “Put to the Test.”