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Project-based learning and standardized tests don't mix
By Amadou Diallo, The Hechinger Report (from May 14, 2018)
PHILADELPHIA — In a city that's struggled to meet the educational needs of many of its children, especially its most vulnerable ones, a select group of district high schools is shunning the traditional classroom model in which teachers dispense knowledge from the front of the room and measure progress with tests. Instead, the schools have adopted an approach that's become increasingly popular among education advocates and funders: project-based learning. Click here to read the full article.