Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle Quoted on Philly Voice

March 26, 2015

By Sharon Lurye for PhillyVoice published March 17, 2015

Source: Concerns rising over Pearson, the company behind PARCC and other tests

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, assistant professor of education and director of the Literacies, Technologies, and Citizenship Studies program, was quoted on PhillyVoice.com in “Concerns rising over Pearson, the company behind PARCC and other tests,” an article that discusses the growing concern about US standardized testing and other educational practices being monopolized by one company.

“The United States, in using these third-party companies, has a very unique approach in comparison to a lot of the European nations and other nations that have much stronger kind of teacher professionalism,” Dr. Baker-Doyle said.

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