Tag: learning heroes

Scary Fact: Parents don’t have enough information!

A recent poll from Learning Heroes found that 90 percent of parents surveyed said they think their child is performing at or above grade level. Why is this scary?  Well, trick-or-treaters, it turns out there is a huge gap between parents’ perceptions of how their students measure up academically and how their kids are actually...

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Local Control Shouldn’t Be Misconstrued as a Reason to Opt-Out of High-Quality Assessments

Taking issue with proposed federal regulations requiring states to meet participation benchmarks on student assessments, the Westchester Journal News editorial board suggests the rules are misguided because they may discourage opting out of state assessments. “Schools with high opt-out numbers would have to waste time and resources preparing ‘improvement plans.’ It’s absurd for the feds...

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