Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
Districtwide, reading scores were down 2½ points, and math scores were down four points.
And this so-called “opt out” movement is part of a growing national trend.
These are the first heads to roll in the investigation of 53 Philadelphia schools that has been going on for more than a year.
After nine years of modest increases, Philadelphia’s performance on the state PSSA tests took a tumble last year.
Standardized test scores for Pennsylvania schools are being released today. And, don’t be surprised to see them drop, because of tighter controls to curb cheating.