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Every spring for fourteen years, I have spent time explaining to students that they will be taking the state test. Thanks to online testing, I no longer have to worry about students accidentally ripping pages out of their test booklets as they use their pencils...

Huffington Post Fifth grade teacher Sarah White questions why current professional development opportunities fail to connect to standards and deeper learning for students and praises the opportunity ESSA provides to reinvent professional development. She points out that districts should focus on ongoing professional development led by...