Here's what happens when you let Pearson come up with growth models to evaluate schools:
How schools get credit for a TAKS zero
July 6, 2010, 10:54PM
Magic, or manipulation?
. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966