Oklahoma education leaders proposed that the state should invalidate the state tests because of computer breakdowns.
“The Oklahoma Education Association stated in a release on their website that CTB/McGraw-Hill was “grossly deficient in its ability to meet the needs of Oklahoma schools and students.” This was after schools reported numerous issues with standardized tests this past spring.”
Will State Superintendent Janet Barresi have the courage to do what Indiana’s Glenda Ritz did? Ritz is suing CTB/McGraw-Hill because of the computer glitches that marred state testing.
Remember the days when teachers wrote their own tests, knowing what their students had been taught? Remember when teachers were trusted as professionals? Now, we put our faith in big corporations and their computers. Better to put our faith in well-prepared professionals.