‘Why would policymakers create tests that are designed to mark as failures two out of every three children?” ….and tie the expected falling scores to teacher evaluations and graduation requirements.
Let’s be clear. This article describes New York’s choice of how to implement the Common Core. The approach New York has taken ties more rigorous tests and expected drop in scores to both graduation requirements and teacher evaluations. Instead of being an example, New York represents a warning to all states.
This has happened in non-Common Core states like Virginia!