Since when does a testing company determine teacher licensing requirements and assessments? Isn't this the job of the states and teacher's colleges? Mind you they also already have a piece of the credentialing pie.
"But because it is a mass-produced assessment, [Prof. Wayne Au] said, students have already learned to manipulate it. 'Their answers are shaped by what the test requires,' he said. 'They’re not expressing who they are as teachers. It will do bad things.'”
New Procedure for Teaching License Draws Protest
Student teachers at the University of Massachusetts are protesting a new national licensure procedure being developed by the education company Pearson and Stanford University.