Testimony at Senate Ed Hearing on Assessments

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“Testing is increasingly viewed as a way to measure teacher effectiveness.  Even advocates of this approach will admit that one cannot learn anything about a teacher’s style, lesson planning, curriculum outline, rapport with students, or instructional effectiveness from their students’ test scores.  The test scores tell you nothing about pedagogy.  Let me repeat, test scores tell you nothing about pedagogy.”

– Paul Gasparini, SAANYS 2012 High School Principal of the Year, testifying on SAANYS’ behalf

Read full testimony at http://www.saanys.org/viewarticle.asp?id=3383

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