Retest puts Dallas school's test scores more deeply in doubt

07/23/2009 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

The Dallas school district is widening an investigation into test-score irregularities at one school after a retest showed the original results of an eighth-grade math test needed for promotion to high school apparently were greatly inflated. Students were retested this summer after district officials spotted anomalies in the original results. The first test was passed by 79.5% of students, but in the retest only 43.7% passed.

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