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A look at how well NY Chancellor Merryl Tisch would do if she were judged by student test score growth.

Not in a good way.

The increase in scores sounds impressive, but there are big questions about why they happened.

How we make something seem important even when it isn't.

They can seem to indicate one thing when they actually mean another.

A fourth grade charter New Orleans school teacher won a $43,056 bonus because her students' scores skyrocketed at a school with a "D" state rating. But there's more.

Here we go again. New international test scores were released today and their meaning are in the eye of the interpreter. Here are some headlines from different new sites with some different takes on the results -- and one headline you didn't see but should.