North Carolina may revise testing standards

03/2/2005 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Due to wild fluctuations in test scores during the past few years, the North Carolina Board of Education today will review proposed changes to the statistical formulas used to measure the progress of public schools and students. Last year, controversy arose after the use of an outmoded testing formula resulted in only two out of about 300 middle schools statewide making even moderate progress in sixth-grade reading.

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