Editorial: More School Testing Needed? Better Ways to Spend Limited Funds?
Jun 30, 12:00 AM
Over the past 20 years, Colorado — and most US states — have been holding K-12 schools accountable for student growth by administering tests in reading and math on an annual basis. But the annual testing, scheduled for April, did not take place this year, for obvious reasons. This creates an awkward situation for the state bureaucrats charged with tracking student growth and with shaking their fingers at the schools that fail to show expected academic progress among their students.