accountability (page 5)

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    Most Students Lack Civics Proficiency on NAEP

    Results from the federal National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Civics test were released today.  NAEP reports aggregate scores from a national (and representative) sample of 4th, 8th, and 12th grade students.  The results were not encouraging.  From Education Week, Many high school seniors may be old enough to…
    Terry Stoops, May 4, 2011
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    Charter schools: More than just “laboratories”

    Those who oppose charter schools, as well as those who say they don’t but really do, have argued that charter schools have not lived up to their promise of being “laboratories of innovation.”  The truth is that innovation is one of six purposes of charter schools, as outlined in the…
    Terry Stoops, April 13, 2011