Standardized testing has become a focus of controversy nationally.
Achievement gaps are growing, here and across the country.
An interview with Maura McInerney of the Education Law Center
Three years ago, Pa. officials said 140 educators faced discipline in the investigations launched in 2011. The new administration says it cannot report how many cases are still in process.
The state's largest bricks-and-mortar charter is operated for profit by a GOP power broker. Its test scores plunged in 2012 when security measures were tightened.
As parents and students statewide forgo high-stakes exams, a broader movement grows.