A second bite at: test-based performance measurement

At a town hall meeting on Monday President Obama seemed to move away from his earlier support for test-based measures of performance, suggesting that they penalize some students. The Education Department quickly “clarified” — the administration still supports annual tests.

This is going to be a huge issue as No Child Left Behind (or its replacement) comes up for reauthorization this year.

Any thoughts?

Here are links to the story.including the text of the president’s remarks.




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