Perhaps nothing has remade American education so profoundly in my lifetime as the 2001 federal law that required states to assess all students every year. Because those scores were then used to evaluate educators and decide which schools to shut down, testing has changed how math and reading are taught in classrooms and reduced or […]
Category: Suspicious Test Scores
The Hechinger Report, USA TODAY and several other news outlets partnered to investigate the standardized test scores of millions of students in six states and the District of Columbia. The investigation identified 1,610 examples of statistically rare, perhaps suspect, gains on state tests.