NYS to raise tests results by lowering standards

According to Deven Black, the education maven behind “Education on the Plate,” the NYS Regents (they control education policy for NY State) are about to jettison the state Global History Regents Exam because recent scores have been too low. This after years of trumpeting how they’re raising the state’s educational standards.

It reminds me of how, every few years, someone gets the bright idea of releasing the names of the johns along with the names of hookers who got arrested. The practice always seems to end a few weeks later, presumably because too many politicians, judges and captains of industry would be embarrassed.

Through the Education Standards Looking Glass « Education On The Plate.

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