Saturday, May 03, 2003

Debating the merits of SOLs and the like

The Richmond paper has this editorial which claims that "[r]ecent studies suggest so-called high-stakes testing leads to higher scores," which it says is bad news for opponents of the Virginia Standards of Learning testing program.

In California, as reported here, a new study is being cited as grounds to delay mandatory exit exams for high school students because it is apparent that too many are not passing.

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