20th June, 2013

“The only message we’re ever getting, and the impetus behind all this testing that we’re seeing, is that our schools are failing,” Leslie Rutkowski [ of Center of Evaluation and Education Policy] said last week. “We’re really not doing that badly.”

Surprise! Indiana students among world’s best in math and science | School Matters

ETA:  ”[The test is given] given every four years to students in fourth and eighth grades. The last round of testing was in 2011 –- significantly, before Indiana’s high-profile education reforms, including private-school vouchers, more charter schools and test-based teacher evaluations, took effect.”

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