CEA Statement on Release of SBAC Scores

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The results are in and CEA is ahead of the curve asking for a reliable measurement of students’ abilities.

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The State Department of Education has today released state, district, and school SBAC results. Click here for the scores.

Statement from CEA President Sheila Cohen on Release of SBAC Scores

No one cares more about student success than teachers. Fairness and validity in a state testing program are critical if we are going to be honest about student success. Teachers do not think the new statewide SBAC results are an accurate reflection of what Connecticut students know and are able to do. All indications are that SBAC is not only unfair and invalid, but is also a failed experiment.

To the point, SBAC is neither meaningful in making critical judgments about student, school, and teacher performance, nor is it an accurate gauge by which decisions about individualized student instruction, programs, and funding should be determined. The test technology alone is an utter disaster.

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