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ETSU professor's new book takes standardized tests to task

Rex Barber • Mar 3, 2013 at 7:05 AM

Poverty and standardized testing are two things limiting education in this country, according to an East Tennessee State University professor who wrote a new book on the topic.

Eric Glover is the author of “The Myth of Accountability: What Don’t We Know?” published by Rowman & Littlefield Education. Glover is a professor of educational leadership and policy analysis in the ETSU Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education, where he also coordinates the principal training program.

“Here’s what I think: The original human organization was the family, and human beings have been extremely successful using that organization,” Glover said in a recent interview about his book, wherein he argues that operating schools much like families will lead to greater student success.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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