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GothamSchools Discusses Six Takeaways From the Common Core Test Results

A few days after New York State released data showing that students had largely failed to meet the new proficiency standards laid out in the Common Core, GothamSchools wrote a piece that explores six larger takeaways from the data:

"There's no question what state and city officials want the public to remember about this year's test scores, the first to reflect students' performance on tests tied to the new Common Core standards: Teachers and students have their work cut out for them, and this year's low scores are a baseline against which to measure future growth.

"But beneath the buzz, and despite the fact that the scores can't be compared directly to last year's, there's more to learn from the state's data dump."

Read the full opinion article here.

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