Dustin Dwyer and Kimberly Springer from our State of Opportunity team share "five teasers" about the upcoming documentary on high-stakes testing. The documentary will air (and be online) this Thursday.
Here's one thing that Dwyer will explore in the documentary: How the "bad" label can harm a school in an otherwise wealthy district.
The city continues to attract microbreweries, coffee roasters, and a young, upwardly mobile population who will probably settle near Congress. But because of rumors about Congress as a "bad building" with bad MEAP scores, they probably wouldn't think of sending their kids to school there.
What are parents missing out on when they judge a school solely by test scores and word-of-mouth reviews?
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