Web Results

The high stakes of standardized tests - Schools of Thought - CNN.com

schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/2012/05/17/the-high-stakes-of-standardized-tests/

May 17, 2012 ... Across the country, teachers, principals and parents are pushing back ... “The standardized test is just that one day snapshot at the end that then gets ... The idea of going to "the office" when your in trouble or getting an award ...

The principal perspective: full report - Center for Public Education

www.centerforpubliceducation.org/principal-perspective

Principals impact their students' outcomes, particularly at the most ... points on standardized tests in just one year (Waters, Marzano and McNulty 2003). ... Today, principals must spend much more time in classrooms than in the office, and they .... higher end of that spectrum (Beteille, Kalogrides and Loeb 2011, Boyd, et al.

8th Grader Suspended for Informing Classmates of Standardized Test

insider.foxnews.com/2015/03/02/8th-grader-suspended-informing-classmates-standardized-test-opt-out

Mar 2, 2015 ... "I was sent to the principal's office for an hour and 20 minutes and ... opt his or her child out of state-mandated standardized testing ... no ... Grandfather Furious After Diners Leave 'We Only Tip Citizens' Note for Latino Waitress.

What galvanized standardized testing's opt-out movement | PBS ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/galvanized-standardized-testings-opt-movement/

May 26, 2015 ... We have had standardized testing for a fairly long time. ... robocalls before the end-of-year tests began to encourage parents to opt out. ..... him to take the test one on one in the principal's office, my activism became assured.

Test Problems: Seven Reasons Why Standardized Tests Are Not ...

omegalearning.com/test-problems-seven-reasons-why-standardized-tests-are-not-working/

Apr 22, 2013 ... In a New York City middle school, the principal asked teachers to spend ... As you might suspect, the plan failed, and in the end, fewer than one in four New York ... community, parents organized a boycott of the eighth-grade standardized tests. ... In Louisiana, parents requested that the Office for Civil Rights ....

Understanding Standardized Testing in… - Assumption Catholic ...

www.assumptionstl.org/school/Understanding testing.pdf

Catholic Education Office – September, 2011 ... Standardized tests provide principals, teachers, and parents with current and reliable .... Standardized tests presume normal growth occurs from the beginning of the school year to the end and.

Boosting Test Scores: "Principal" Strategies That ... - Education World

www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin366.shtml

Raising test scores is a goal at the top of all principals' lists. It's a task that ... "Our teachers know they need to come up with ways to increase the scores of the bottom 25 percent of students," explained Miller. ... "I cleared it with the district office.

By the time Amanda Isabelle moved into the principal's office at ...

www.vnews.com/Archives/2016/01/NCLB-dc-vn-012616

Feb 3, 2016 ... By the time Amanda Isabelle moved into the principal's office at Canaan ... Left Behind at least through the end of the 2016-2017 academic year, ... They know I don't approve of all this standardized testing, that I think we're ...

Testing To, and Beyond, the Common Core - | NAESP

www.naesp.org/principal-januaryfebruary-2014-assessments-evaluations-and-data/testing-and-beyond-common-core

Are much broader than the standardized tests of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) era. ... principal, and school evaluation—should never be based on a single test, but .... student needs at the beginning of the year and growth by the end of the year. ... YouTube · NAESP Radio · NAESP News Blog · The Principals' Of...

Standardized testing: I opted my kids out. The schools freaked out ...

www.slate.com/articles/life/family/2014/03/standardized_testing_i_opted_my_kids_out_the_schools_freaked_out_now_i_know.html

Mar 6, 2014 ... Young woman working on a standardized test ... But here was the principal herself, instantaneously calling me in response to an email ... my daughter up at middle school at 9:25 a.m. I went into the office and checked her out.

More Info

Principal Writes Incredible Letter to Students Regarding ...

twistedsifter.com

Jul 17, 2014 ... After receiving their standardized test results, students at a Primary school in Lancashire, England received a letter from their principal. ... Please find enclosed your end of KS2 test results. We are very proud of you as you ...

Standardized Tests - ProCon.org

standardizedtests.procon.org

Is the use of standardized tests improving education in America? ... of items expected on the test" are unacceptable, and principals interviewed said "they ... Accountability Office (GAO), to as low as $2 per student per year by testing scholar ... failed year-end standardized tests, improved those students' scores by 9% ...

Wrong Answer - The New Yorker

www.newyorker.com

Jul 21, 2014 ... Christopher Waller, the principal of Parks, was lauded in Atlanta, and ... School, in Atlanta, unlocked the room where standardized tests were kept. ... At the end of the testing week, Lewis went back to the testing office with ...