In terms of using test scores like standardized tests, the fact is that the current tests stink. I mean they really stink. Sure, they might give an indication, but they are chronically biased in favor of certain demographics and are out of touch with today's kid. Having a student apply through a process that assesses by multiple measures is a fairer option because they can show us that the number of their test score does not represent them.Kids are more than an MCAS score.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
On current standardized assessments
The blogger's point is larger (it's a good post on having honors classes better reflect the school population), but I did think this paragraph worth citing: