standardized testing

District and individual school scores will be released in November.
As the new school board takes control of the District, the data and other indicators show a mixed record.
Three years ago, Pa. officials said 140 educators faced discipline in the investigations launched in 2011. The new administration says it cannot report how many cases are still in process.
The state’s largest bricks-and-mortar charter is operated for profit by a GOP power broker. Its test scores plunged in 2012 when security measures were tightened.
As parents and students statewide forgo high-stakes exams, a broader movement grows.
From an interview with Maura McInerney of the Education Law Center
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