The New York Times reports that a committee on higher education named by the Bush administration is investigating whether it is prudent to expand standardized testing to universities and colleges. The goal is to eventually test in order to show that students are indeed learning, and also to provide a more uniform basis of comparison between institutions. The plan is opposed by many university officials who claim that there are too many variables in higher education to make the plan worthwhile... (Note: This site requires free registration)

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