Test administrators in four classrooms at four D.C. schools appear to have violated rules on standardized tests last year by helping students arrive at correct answers, according to a city report.
An annual review, conducted by the consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, found less-serious violations of test security at 13 other schools. Those offenses included unauthorized use of cellphones, inconsistent monitoring of test materials and missing test-security documents.Read full article >>
School “reformers” love to promote “choice.” Charters. Vouchers. Tuition tax credits. It’s all about giving parents choices, right?
Well, not always.
Reformers don’t actually like choice quite so much when:Read full article >>
Prince William School officials earned state approval to push back Standards of Learning tests in elementary and middle schools by as much as a week to give students more time to prepare.
The suburban district has canceled school 13 times this year, including Monday, due to snow and ice, one of the highest snow day records in the region.Read full article >>