D.C. Schools Insider: OSSE


Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012

OSSE narrows probe of suspect test erasures

OSSE has winnowed from 128 to 35 the number of classrooms that it will ask an independent contractor to investigate for possible cheating on the 2011 DC CAS, the agency announced Thursday.

By Bill Turque  |  09:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OSSE, DC CAS, CTB/McGraw-Hill, DCPS, Caveon

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/09/2012

New count could cut high school graduation rates 20 percent

High school graduation rates in the District, long thought to be inflated by generous counting methods, will be adjusted downward by about 20 percent under a new, more accurate formula.

By Bill Turque  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OSSE, Education Week