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|Subject: Coming soon to a state near you.||Date: 10/8/2012 4:47 PM|
|Author: PucksFool||Number: 45778 of 59677|
Gov. Tom Corbett's education chief changed the PSSA testing rules in a way that makes it easier for charter schools to meet federal benchmarks than traditional public schools.
Education Secretary Ron Tomalis' change, made without federal approval, might have skewed the results of the 2011-12 PSSA scores to make it appear charter schools were outperforming traditional public schools, according to a Morning Call review of publicly available test score data.
I saw this kind of thing coming, and it was one of the factors that led me to retire early.
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