Community

Testing Is Causing Havoc in Schools. But Not This One

By Charley Locke and Michael Winters     May 29, 2015

Testing Is Causing Havoc in Schools. But Not This One

We've finally reached the end of standardized testing season, and the news from around the country has not been good. With frozen computer systems and student opt-outs stealing most of the headlines, we wanted to know: Is there anyone for whom testing went well?

Enter Ned Kirsch, Superintendent of Franklin West Supervisory Union in Vermont.

We spoke to Ned about what his district was expecting from testing this year, and what actually happened. We also asked him why he thought testing went smoothly in his district. (Spoiler: It was a combination of good planning and good circumstances.)

You can read more about Franklin West Supervisory Union here, or read Ned's articles on PD models and his district's edtech transition

And as always, we want to hear from you! Shoot us an email at feedback@edsurge.com (that's not a garbage email we promise) or tweet us @EdSurge.

Community

Testing Is Causing Havoc in Schools. But Not This One

By Charley Locke and Michael Winters     May 29, 2015

Testing Is Causing Havoc in Schools. But Not This One

We've finally reached the end of standardized testing season, and the news from around the country has not been good. With frozen computer systems and student opt-outs stealing most of the headlines, we wanted to know: Is there anyone for whom testing went well?

Enter Ned Kirsch, Superintendent of Franklin West Supervisory Union in Vermont.

We spoke to Ned about what his district was expecting from testing this year, and what actually happened. We also asked him why he thought testing went smoothly in his district. (Spoiler: It was a combination of good planning and good circumstances.)

You can read more about Franklin West Supervisory Union here, or read Ned's articles on PD models and his district's edtech transition

And as always, we want to hear from you! Shoot us an email at feedback@edsurge.com (that's not a garbage email we promise) or tweet us @EdSurge.

Next In Community

Next in Community

STAY UP TO DATE ON EDTECH
News, research, and opportunities - sent weekly.
STAY UP TO DATE ON EDTECH
News, research, and opportunities - sent weekly.