Minnesota math, reading scores slip, ...

Minnesota math, reading scores slip, but science proficiency up slightly

There are 2 comments on the TwinCities story from Aug 26, 2013, titled Minnesota math, reading scores slip, but science proficiency up slightly. In it, TwinCities reports that:

After making gains in 2012, Minnesota students' scores on state proficiency tests dropped in most grades and subgroups this year, the state Department of Education reported Monday.

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PB in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Aug 27, 2013
And I bet more than 1 person will suggest making the tests easier as a solution.

United States

#2 Aug 28, 2013
Its troubling where the article states that parents use MCA results to judge school performance. Any kid with study support at home can ace these tests.

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