Debates persist on best way to assess schools
What’s the best way to measure school performance? Standardized testing? Which tests? How often? Michigan is awash in contentious disputes over whether to repeal Michigan’s Common Core standards, close failing schools, change its testing regime, and whether standardized tests have any value to being with. Education experts remain at odds over what educational success in Michigan would look like, how to best measure that success, and how to achieve it.