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Beyond Two Test Scores: Multiple Measures of Student Learning and School Accountability

Evaluating schools based on the performance of students on two tests—reading and math—has resulted in a narrowing of the curriculum, teaching to the test, and a loss of focus on the whole child. This brief shows how the use of multiple measures of student learning can enhance education and provide an important indicator of school progress.

See NEA's policy brief Beyond Two Test Scores: Multiple Measures of Student Learning and School Accountability (2011) (PDF, 260KB, 5pp)