Our concern about Unbridled Learning’s Program Reviews gets attention

Back on November 1, 2013 I wrote about concerns with the first round of scores from Kentucky’s new Writing Program Reviews. I pointed to some extreme examples where the scores from the new reviews didn’t match well with other data related to student writing performance. Apparently, our concerns are raising some awareness. On Friday, November…

Kentucky on the far edge for reading its “reading tests” to learning disabled students

Education Week reports the nationwide fight continues hot and heavy about whether or not the Common Core State Standards testing consortia should allow their “reading tests” to be read to learning disabled students. A map included with the EdWeek report, makes it clear that Kentucky currently stands out with the very loosest policies on allowing…