It’s not the kids who are the problem. It’s the disconnect between what we want kids to do and what we have them do.
71 percent of English language learners in New York Performance Standards Consortium schools graduated on time in 2015, versus 37 percent across New York City, where all but two of the consortium schools are located.
This is a model that teachers at Garfield High School in Seattle have been studying, traveling to New York to learn how to implement the New York Performance Standards Consortium program described below. This collaborative relationship is highlighted in the film “Beyond Measure“.
From the Hechinger Report:
An interview with the woman overseeing the group defying convention
The role of standardized tests is one of the most contentious subjects in public education…
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