All posts by Eileen Riley-Hall

Eileen Riley-Hall loves to write and her first book is about girls and autism, a subject near and dear to her heart. She is also a high school English teacher whose other passions include education and reading great books with kids.

Standardized Testing and The Kids Who Get Left Behind

Some Students’ Achievements Mean Nothing to Educators Obsessed with Testing

My daughter Caroline is a bright, sweet, inquisitive thirteen year-old.  She also has autism.  Over the past seven years of school, Caroline has made amazing progress because she always been included in the general education classroom with the help of a 1:1 aide. …