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The principal perspective: full report - Center for Public Education

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A highly effective principal can increase his or her students' scores up to 10 ... 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 .... the higher end of that spectrum (Beteille, Kalogrides and Loeb 2011, Boyd , et al.

UNDERSTANDING STANDARDIZED TESTING IN THE ...

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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.

Principal Writes Incredible Letter to Students Regarding ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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.

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

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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.

Principal's Office - YHS

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As progress reports are completed, and we prepare for the end of the quarter on .... as there are always many details surrounding standardized testing events.

Education World: Boosting Test Scores: Strategies That Work

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Raising test scores is a goal at the top of all principals' lists. ... "I cleared it with the district office. ... So did I. However, at the end of the year, the test results indicated tremendous gains in our building. .... I also review standardized tests my students will be taking in high school: the SAT and ACT College Board...

Just Say No to the Test | FairTest

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“Opting out,” or refusing to take government-mandated standardized tests, is a ... Urban parents can opt out to demand an end to school closures based on ... Simply send the principal a letter saying you don't want your child to take the tests .

Tips to Help Teachers Through Testing Season

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Mar 2, 2015 ... From the Principal's Office. Standardized testing has been a mainstay of the educational landscape for decades. Every spring teachers ...

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A Back-to-School Conversation with Teachers and School Leaders ...

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Aug 21, 2014 ... My team and I hold regular conversations with teachers, principals and other ... The standardized tests they have today focus too much on basic skills, not ..... Shame on you, your office, and the Gates and Pearsons, dressed in ..... or proficiency that has been obtained at the end of an instructional unit, by ...

Standardized Tests - ProCon.org

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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% ...

8th Grader Suspended for Informing Classmates of Standardized ...

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Mar 2, 2015 ... "I was sent to the principal's office for an hour and 20 minutes and then ... to opt his or her child out of state-mandated standardized testing ... no ...