State testing: What’s at the height of stupidity?

Mercedes Schneider writes here about what Pearson did to students in Mississippi. Scores were misreported. Some students graduated whose scores were too low. Some failed to graduate even though they passed the tests. The state fired Pearson. Can you believe that politicians and educators allow standardized tests to determine the life course of students. Doing […]

via Mississippi: Pearson Botches Scores on State Tests — Diane Ravitch’s blog


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