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Report: Big Education Firms Spend Millions Lobbying for Pro-Testing Policies

The four corporations that dominate the U.S. standardized testing market spend millions of dollars lobbying state and federal officials — as well as sometimes hiring them — to persuade them to favor policies that include mandated student assessments, helping to fuel a nearly $2 billion annual testing business, a new analysis shows. The analysis, done by the Center for Media …