Let's review. They're raising the cut scores on a test that's going away in order to prep people for the future horrors of a test not yet written, based on standards that will not fully filter through any given child's education program for a range of three to eight years.
Can anyone calculate the cost of all of this? Then multiply by the opportunity cost for a nation focused on the wrong things. Then raise that figure to the appropriate exponent for the damage incurred by all the resulting disinformation. When someone arrives at a figure, just write it on the coffin of our public education system.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Pretty Much Sums it Up
Posted by Tom Hoffman at 2:21 PM
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The number of students enrolled in public schools k-12 in the US.
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