- Student Test Scores: An Inaccurate Way to Judge Teachers (PDF)
- FACT SHEET: Paying Teachers for Student Test Scores Damages Schools and Undermines Learning
- FairTest and allies testified to Mass Board of Education against
proposed educator evaluation proposals; their spoken comments are here.
- Written Testimony to Mass Board of Education against using
student scores to judge teachers.
"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972
. . .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