Standardized test results yield nothing new

Standardized test results yield nothing new
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By Randy Wyrick

DENVER — The second round of results for the latest standardized tests were released Friday, and round 2 appears to be much more ado about nothing.The PARCC tests – Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Career – is the latest fad in testing, and it’s part of the Colorado Measures of Academic Success. District level scores for math and English were released Friday, following last month’s statewide scores.State education officials insist they’re establishing a “new baseline for measuring student success.” If student participation data buried in Friday’s results are any indication, students and parents do not appear …

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