Standardized tests grade schools and teachers? : 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:

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

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