Stop Talking About Student Achievement

"It's not that we shouldn't discuss standardized test results, but we should stop pretending that they represent some larger truth...by using lazy substitution, we end up like a tourist sitting beside the Grand Canyon looking at a handful of pebbles and imagining that those pebbles tell us everything we need to know about the vast beautiful vista that we are not bothering to see."

From Forbes:


https://www.forbes.com/sites/petergreene/2019/03/02/stop-talking-about-student-achievement/#2ff7536d6e57