Candidates Pointing to New State Report Cards

Candidates Pointing to New State Report Cards

October 30, 2018

State education departments are “rolling out their newest rankings of schools under the federally mandated ESSA plans and, with all the new indicators, there are inevitably lots of changes to districts’ academic performance,” just in time for the midterm elections, Daarel Burnette II writes in Education Week. Already in Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas, “gubernatorial and legislative candidates… are attempting to exploit the newest results.”