Is Standardized Testing a Civil-Rights Issue?

Advocacy groups worry that if states are given more flexibility around testing, at-risk students will slip through cracks.

US President George W. Bush poses with students from New York Public School 76 after making remarks on the No Child Left Behind Act in September 2007. Civil rights groups say the law's mandated testing is valuable for tracking how well low-income and minority students are being taught.
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