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photoA new national study shows mandatory high school testing does more harm than good. Critics of make-or-break exams are on the warpath. Does more testing mean better accountability or slipping educational standards?

Guests:

Audrey Amrein, lead author of the national study and a researcher at the Arizona State University

Paul Houston, executive director, American Association of School Administrators

Mark Roosevelt, co-author of the 1993 Massachusetts Education Reform Act and consultant for the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst

This program aired on January 6, 2003.

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