Thursday, January 12, 2006

How to Raise Test Scores

Students at PS 58 got to look at the high-stakes ELA test a day early. Apparently the principal found that it prudent to give students the actual tests to practice on.

Principals in NYC can get 15,000 bucks in merit pay if they do well. I'm sure that doesn't promote corruption, and wouldn't do so among teachers either.

Former US Secretary of Education Rod Paige, who fabricated the "Texas Miracle," would be proud.
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