Breed of dog is irrelevant. Giving a dog a second chance is just giving it a second opportunity to hurt someone. I'm a dog lover, but I would place the safety of another human before the life of a dog.
” The student's scores are averaged. He gets a B in math. Teachers conclude he's fine. We move the kid on.”
Teachers are more aware of the problem than Bowen's statement would lead the reader to believe. The system concludes he's fine.
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I see your point, but do you know if the standards are the same as Maine's? I've been trying to hunt that info down. You have to know what you're comparing. States set their own standards and are all over the place with that. That's been a problem with NCLB since its conception. Have you looked at the NAEP (national report card)?
Kathy, since states set their own standards, I'm curious about what data you used to compare proficiency between Maine and Texas.
Maybe it has something to do with our governors remark about daily news in Maine? "Buying a Maine daily newspaper is like paying someone to lie to you."
Let them eat cake!
On what assumption(s) is linking rewards to student achievement based?