Still no answer.

Ask the union to address this issue during negotiation and then see how their pay looks.

8th Grade 2011-2012 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.

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Math .......50 possible points on the test

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State Rating System and distribution of students for the 8th grade

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Limited.......... 3 Students

Limited.......... 20% was the Average score for this group

Limited..........definition--0 -10 correct answers =(0-20% correct)

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Basic..........25 Students

Basic ..........27% was the Average score for this group

Basic..........definition--11- 15 correct answers =(22-30% correct)

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Proficient........174 Students

Proficient........47% was the Average score for this group

Proficient.........definition- -16-29 correct answers =(32-58% correct)

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Accelerated.....159 Students

Accelerated.....67% was the Average score for this group

Accelerated.....definition--30 -36 correct answers =(60-72% correct)

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Advanced........77 Students

Advanced........85% was the Average score for this group

Advanced........definition--37 -50 correct answers =(74-100% correct)

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Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)

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F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......239 Students

Percentage of Students.....55% receiving F

D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......108 Students

Percentage of Students.....25% receiving D

C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........49 Students

Percentage of Students.....11% receiving C

B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........36 Students

Percentage of Students.....8% receiving B

A..... 93% correct answers and above.....6 Students

Percentage of Students.....1% receiving A

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Is this the level of achievement to which we wish to aspire in Springboro?

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Is this the best we are capable of given our resources?

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Should we continue to allow the schools and the state to hide behind euphemisms rather than actual achievement?

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Demand better, our children and taxpayers deserve a real return on our investment in our schools.

Are these facts as Just Watching New Carlisle said them factual? If not why not?