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Topic: student testing

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September 2, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Beacon Hill International School: Immersion program made difference

I am a parent of a child who just finished his fifth grade year at the Beacon Hill International School. After reading The Times’ article, “Seattle school under review for big jump in state test results” [Local News, Aug. 27], I wanted to express concerns over what I feel were gaps in the story. In…

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Comments | Topics: beacon hill, education, student testing

April 30, 2014 at 12:14 PM

NCLB waiver: Using test scores in evaluations is unreliable

The Seattle Times reporting of the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to revoke Washington state’s waiver from the No Child Left Behind law [“State leaders should save $40 million federal education waiver,” Opinion, April 26] overlooks an important fact: Major research organizations, such as the American Education Research Association and the American Statistical Association,…

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