I was so excited to hear that $80 million dollars was being contracted to McGraw-Hill. I just bought stock in the company....folks this is the way to make more money as a teacher! Private companies saving public education once again.
"Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein announced yesterday that the city school system would spend $80 million over five years on a battery of new standardized tests to begin this fall for most of New York City’s 1.1 million public school students....
The test results will not be used for decisions on promoting teachers, whether they should be granted tenure, or how to grade schools, Mr. Klein said at an afternoon news conference. He called them a way to spot students who are falling behind."
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