Gary Rubinstein has produced a stunning analysis of New York City’s high school report cards, its so-called progress reports.
He asks: “Why does the ‘worst’ NYC high school have higher SAT scores than the ‘best’ one?”
This is what Gary found: the SAT scores of the city’s highest-rated high school are lower than those of its lowest-rated school.
Read that again.
Maybe you don’t think much of SAT scores. But then look at those report cards again, and you will see some very unimpressive high schools–by any measure–ranked far above the city’s top high schools.
What a fraud these report cards are.