Saturday, April 28, 2012

Austin ISD Board President opposes high stakes testing

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April 27, 2012

Austin ISD board: STAAR test will not count toward students’ f
Photo by Kevin Stich
Mark Williams, board president of the Austin Independent School District, said he believes high-stakes testing “is not a productive way to run school districts.”


 “My own personal philosophy is I’m with them (the resolution). I think high-stakes testing, the pressure of accountability, the pressure of punitive sanctions, is not a productive way to run school districts."