Opinion: Discussions of school quality need a broader perspective

09/17/2004 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Three educators at UConn contend too much emphasis is placed on test scores, which at best, they say, provide only a very limited snapshot of student achievement. When other factors such as parental surveys, dropout rates and the percentage of students in advanced courses are considered, the authors find Connecticut schools actually are faring quite well.

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