Some Children  Are  Being Left Behind By Chris Chaplin
Why? <ul><li>Teaching is to the test, not the basic skills </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer option isn’t applicable for all </li...
Teaching to the Test <ul><li>Schools teach to the test  </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching core subjects is missed </li></ul>
The Choice Option <ul><li>Students are given the right to transfer out of failing schools </li></ul><ul><li>Can only trans...
The Proficiency Standard <ul><li>Proficiency in math and reading </li></ul><ul><li>States can define “proficiency” </li></...
In Review: It isn’t effective because… <ul><li>Basic skills are over looked </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer not applicable to a...
 
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  1. 2. Some Children Are Being Left Behind By Chris Chaplin
  2. 3. Why? <ul><li>Teaching is to the test, not the basic skills </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer option isn’t applicable for all </li></ul><ul><li>Proficiency is relative to states </li></ul>
  3. 4. Teaching to the Test <ul><li>Schools teach to the test </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching core subjects is missed </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Choice Option <ul><li>Students are given the right to transfer out of failing schools </li></ul><ul><li>Can only transfer to schools in district </li></ul><ul><li>In rural areas, this option is inapplicable </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Proficiency Standard <ul><li>Proficiency in math and reading </li></ul><ul><li>States can define “proficiency” </li></ul><ul><li>States can “lower the bar” </li></ul>
  6. 7. In Review: It isn’t effective because… <ul><li>Basic skills are over looked </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer not applicable to all </li></ul><ul><li>States can lower the bar </li></ul>

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