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Re: Post editorial



Someone should check with MA and NY to see how much extra it costs to make
their tests available.

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From: <ABurke5054@aol.com>
To: <arn-l@interversity.org>
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 5:15 PM
Subject: Re: [arn-l] Post editorial


> In a message dated 6/11/2004 1:48:53 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> sueallison@comcast.net writes:
> It's high time that parents be given unlimited access to the high stakes
exit
> exams that we are paying for so that we can judge them for ourselves.
> ___________________________________________
>
> This could certainly come about, but it would increase the costs of
> assessment enormously if tests had to be constructed from scratch every
year. Are you
> willing to pay the extra costs? I'll bet most taxpayers are not.
However,
> perhaps there is a workable middle ground. The tests could be reviewed by
a
> blue-ribbon panel, and if any problems are identified, solutions could be
arrived
> at before the results become official. Would that satisfy you?
>
> Art
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