Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Mystery Solved: How To Boost H.S. Exit Exam Pass Rates

Question: What's one way to boost the percentage of high school sophomores that pass a state-mandated high school exit examination?

Answer: Reclassify the lowest-performing one-quarter of the sophomores as freshmen so they
won't have to take the test!

"It's elementary," as Sherlock Holmes would say...