Standardized tests grade schools and teachers?greenspun.com : LUSENET : School Board : One Thread
Are standardized tests of any use to judge schools or teachers?
-- John Ruskin (), October 08, 1999
here is an interesting 3 day article from a colorado newspaper provided to me by a visitor to this site.
the URL: http://www.gazette.com/csap/
day 1: Outside influences on test results A Gazette analysis shows that outside factors outside a school's control, such as student poverty, heavily influence test results of state tests. Is the state relying too much on the Colorado Student Assessment Program?
more on day 2 and 3
a must read.
-- anonymously answered, April 25, 2000