Magnet school students’ test scores are “re-routed” to schools they might have attended but don’t in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. That makes low-performing school look better, a “pure deception” and a “sham,” according to Barry Erwin, president of the Council for a Better Louisiana.
A school board member says it’s fair because the magnet schools are drawing high achievers from the regular schools.
Huh?!?? writes Robert Pondiscio at Core Knowledge Blog. He quotes Woody Allen: “No matter how cynical you are, you canâ€™t keep up.”