Test scores don't tell the whole story
Original post made on Sep 18, 2010
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on Sep 18, 2010 at 8:16 am
Thank you Jim for this informative and thoughtful guest opinion. Too often, new articles about education overemphasize the negatives and shortcomings of our schools, and do not provide the broader context like you have. Overall, I believe Mountain View schools are excellent. Most children who attend our schools get a very good education. While we could do a better job of educating English language learners, we should not lose sight of the larger picture and great work our teachers and school administrators our doing.
on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:33 am
That's funny, I always thought it was all about Ghysels as being responsible for making the schools better!
Goldman has been on the job all of two month, so a little too early to be bringing him into the argument in the second sentence!
This is all just more rah, rah, rah and organized spin.
on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:14 pm
Well done, Jim. Good to see that there are engaged parents in our district interested in a factual look at the strong performance of our local schools.