Grading Schools

Regional news channel graded the state schools using state standardized test scores as the main criteria. I have no faith in their grade of any school, let alone mine, using that as the criterion. My students hate standardized tests-especially those that are not applicable to them at all-no affect on their G.P.A., their graduation, their entrance to post-secondary education or careers (oh yes, occasionally a student will have a high state standardized test score and a low national standardized test score but not frequently!).

Well hate may be a strong term, perhaps dislike is better. My students dislike the interruption to their learning to take state-mandated tests that have no value to their lives period. So grading my school or any school on such a test score means nothing to me either.

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About mentaldiva

Only dead fish go with the flow--I am not swimming upstream all the time, but I certainly do not merely go with the flow either. Professional female with expectations of equity living in a redneck community needing to express herself!
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