Parents with children at decent schools tend to think that their schools are at least reasonably supportive of their students on test day. Three days ago, I was one such parent.
Parents back high-stakes testing AP: Most parents also say their own children are given about the right number of standardized tests, according to the AP-NORC poll. They'd like to see student performance on statewide exams used in e... Read Post
Though parents in some other states are formally “opting out” of high-stakes standardized tests and keeping their children at home on test days, officials in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia say it is not permitted in their j... Read Post
A year ago, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson were pleased as punch to report “historic” gains by DCPS students on the annual DC-CAS standardized tests. This year, not so much. While there were ... Read Post