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No Child Left Behind? 44,000 Seniors in Texas Were-Kindness in Stephenville
 


24 May 2007 at 9:21:10 AM
salon

I teared up a little at what Stephenville ISD did for 10 seniors who didn't pass one part of the TAKS test-although they didn't receive graduation diplomas, they will be able to participate in graduation ceremonies. But here's what is troubling.

Stilwell spoke of how close the students were to passing TAKS.

“At least three were within one question - many were within three questions,” Stilwell said. “If they had been one year previous they would have graduated.”

Stilwell said each year the bar is raised higher, the passing standard increases and had the 10 students taken the test last year they would have all passed.

Stilwell handed board members copies of the math portion of the TAKS tests and said, “My proposal is that all congressmen have to pass this test and pass or they leave office. And if they pass they can take it in Spanish in three years.”

At this point Superintendent Dr. Darrell Floyd quipped, “With increasing standards along the way.”


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