Dianne Ravitch on “Miracle” Schools

If You Believe in Miracles, Don’t Read This

“But as long as public officials insist on making test scores the measure of teacher quality and school success, then their claims should be closely scrutinized using the metrics that they themselves have made the coin of the realm. Many of the schools that politicians hail as successes have records no different from other schools that the politicians are closing. ”

Read more: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Bridging-Differences/2011/10/if_you_believe_in_miracles_don.html

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