Skip to comments.Crackdown is likely reason for plummeting scores at St. Louis school
Posted on 08/17/2012 3:43:48 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
Just a year ago, results on state tests for reading and math showed Herzog elementary school students outperforming their peers at other schools in the St. Louis district.
Those passing rates on tests plummeted this year, according to data made public this week by state education officials. The likely factor: a crackdown on cheating.
The school was one of at least three where administrators investigated cheating allegations in 2011. Following the inquiries, two employees at Herzog are no longer with the district.
Superintendent Kelvin Adams stepped up efforts to ensure the results were valid during testing in the spring, hiring an oversight coordinator for those schools, as well as placing a member of the district accountability staff at the schools each day during testing. It came at a time when the school district was under intense pressure to perform, and fighting for reaccreditation.
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It’s not cheating, it’s simply redistribution of correct answers. Heck, Obama should be all for this.
Cheating’s the main skill they were learning.
I blame Obama.
Lying and cheating is no example for public school staff to set for students, but it is standard operating proceedure. Anyone watching the scores and who heard the lying psychopaths running these operations blab, knew they were doing this before they got caught.
This is disgusting abuse of at-risk children who can not afford to be harmed in this way in school on top of what happens to them at home.
These children do not do well learning in leftist race herds with immoral, self serving teachers whose response to poor performance and behavior is to blame the parents, lower the standards and get pay raises for themselves. The scam artists and liars do not care an ounce about literacy and decency.
Public schools = glue factories for children’s souls and brains. End ‘em.
A better answer might be the teachers aren’t teaching.
give me a free hand in an inner city school and I would have the place running like clockwork in no time at all. Of course 1/3 would probably be no longer attending because they would have been expelled. But those remaining would get a quality education.
“Its not cheating, its simply redistribution of correct answers. Heck, Obama should be all for this.”
I don’t understand. How the heck can you be successful these days without cheating. Our leaders think that there are only two ways to succeed:
1. Be “fortunate”
2. Cheat (i.e., “banksters”)
They never mention the third way, get connected and become a politician.
Cheating should be in the curriculum!