Sunday, February 23, 2014

Carol Burris: Why test-based school reform isn’t working — by the numbers.

"If our destination is to make all of our students college and career ready, we need to open doors for students, not shut them with sorting and punitive testing. Creating unreasonable graduation standards that will marginalize and exclude our most at-risk students while we implement untested standards linked to high-stakes testing, will not get us where we want to be. It is a road on which too many students will be lost."

Carol Burris takes a look at the potentially devastating effect CC based exams will have on graduation rates. You can read the rest of the article here

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