Tom Sgouros http://ripr.org en Testing Expert Responds to NECAP Controversy http://ripr.org/post/testing-expert-responds-necap-controversy <p>Freelance policy analyst and liberal blogger Tom Sgouros is one of a number of critics raising questions about Rhode Island's use of the New England Common Assessment Program, or NECAP, as a graduation requirement. Specifically, Sgouros has argued that by its very nature, NECAP was designed to magnify differences in student achievement, thereby ensuring that a certain number of students will score poorly every year.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:40:13 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 12504 at http://ripr.org