Grading Schools On Outputs

Baseball Diamond 45%

Rating of 5 out of 6

Wall Street Journal

Jan 10, 1:00 AM

Schools Get Taste of Own Medicine

Schools long have graded students. Now they are being graded themselves, as a growing number of states assign them A-to-F scores to evaluate their performance.

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Our Comment:

Jan 10, 5:50 AM:

Parents of “well-regarded” Okla. school shocked by “C” grade from state. Explains states across nation starting to grade schools based on outputs, like progress among lowest performing students. Would've been perfect opportunity to tie in nation's lackluster achievement on a global scale. 

 

Imagine that, judging schools based on outcomes like how well they're educating students rather than how much funding they're putting into educating students… 

 

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