Diane Ravitch warns against dropping the arts and shrinking the time for history, geography, civics, science, and foreign languages

“To save their necks, teachers will teach to bad tests, school districts will drop the arts, and shrink the time available for subjects like history, geography, civics, science, and foreign languages to make time for more testing,”  Diane Ravitch said. “And there will be more cheating scandals as test scores determine the lives and careers of teachers and principals, and the survival of their schools.”

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