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Data gathering and testing in schools: how much is enough?

Humans have a new toy – technology – which can produce remarkable streams of data about students and learning – and like children given a new entertainment console, the powers-that-be who set educational policy are enraptured. The question is, how much data is enough? Yesterday, for example, a whole district of children had the afternoon off while teachers spent […]