The billion-dollar problem in education | Tanishia Lavette Williams

TED Talks Daily

02-03-2024 • 12 mins

Standardized testing is deeply woven into the fabric of US education, but does it foster genuine learning? Educator Tanishia Lavette Williams sheds light on the racial biases, financial costs and limited effectiveness of this kind of testing — calling for a fundamental shift to prioritize teacher-led instruction and empower students.