The Answer Sheet: proficient

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/27/2010

Ravitch on how wrong 'Superman' really is

Education historian Diane Ravitch critiques the most basic things that Davis Guggenheim got wrong in 'Waiting for Superman.'

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charter schools, Charter schools, Charter schools, Charter schools | Tags:  charter schools, davis guggenheim, diane ravitch, naep, proficient, standardized tests, waiting for superman

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/03/2010

Proficiency should mean college ready—and an acceptance letter

Robert Pondiscio writes about the damage done by the test proficiency bubble in New York: "Here’s the dirty little secret about proficiency. There’s not much upside in being honest."

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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