Amelia Marcetti Topper is an independent researcher and education consultant. Her research focuses on issues of educational access and student success, particularly among historically marginalized and disenfranchised populations, as well as conducting program and policy evaluations for federal, state, and non-governmental agencies and postsecondary institutions. She holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy and Evaluation from Arizona State University.
Written by Amy Marcetti Topper
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 August 2017
Idiocy for All and the Rise of International Large Scale Educational Assessments
Amy Marcetti Topper, Iveta Silova, Gustavo E. Fischman
Almost any education-related topic seems to turn into an overheated debate, provoking very strong gut reactions and diminishing any hope for productive discussions that engage in careful analysis of contrasting perspectives and forms of evidence. This is certainly the case with International Large Scale Educational Assessments (ILSEAs), like PISA or...Idiocy for All and the Rise of International Large Scale Educational Assessments