Educators all across the U.S. are struggling to find tests that hold students and schools accountable, yet are fair. Here's a sampling of states and what they're doing:
ALABAMA How hard are kids in Mobile working to reach high standards? Kindergarteners now face a longer school day with no more nap time
CALIFORNIA Test scores for bilingual students appear to be rising fastest at schools that immediately embraced the state mandate to teach only in English
FLORIDA Most teachers think the state test is well crafted but say it's self-defeating to cut funds for schools that score poorly
MARYLAND A state...