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On automated grading of Common Core essays

Valerie Strauss, “Should you trust a computer to grade your child’s writing on Common Core tests?Washington Post (May 5, 2016):

“Education activists are increasingly becoming concerned about the computer grading of written portions of new Common Core tests. Can a computer really grade written work as well as a human being? Here’s a piece on the issue by Leonie Haimson, a co-founder of the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy, a national alliance of parents and advocates defending the rights of parents and students to protect their data.”