Education Policy

Testing that Doesn’t Hurt Children

IDRA Policy Issues for Texas in 2019

Testing that Doesn’t Hurt Children

IDRA Stands

Why?

Reliance on a single measure fails to consider factors that impact student achievement, including the fact that students have no control over inequitable school resources or the quality of teaching they receive. More importantly, the use of a single test score ignores other academic achievements, including grades, projects, college readiness measures and teacher recommendations. IGCs remain a viable option.

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