Home » Posts tagged 'high-stakes'
Tag Archives: high-stakes
The New Hampshire Department of Education Commissioner Barry negotiated a No Child Left Behind waiver that avoided in New Hampshire the requirement for high-stakes testing that teachers contend with in many other waiver states. We’re a local control state, so districts have the high-stakes option, but high-stakes is not policy in New Hampshire. Now other states are coming around to that policy. (more…)
Here is a 13 second video of Rep. David Murotake (R-Nashua) talking high-stakes:
Rep. Murotake talks about the Smarter Balanced test as if the test were inherently high-stakes (here is his full testimony). Do not be fooled: high-stakes is not about the test you use; it’s about how you use the test. (more…)