To raise test scores, plant a garden

July 29, 2010 § Leave a comment

Ignoring tests could be a great way to improve test scores, or so suggested a story in the Wall Street Journal over the weekend. In response to pressure to raise achievement, administrators at a struggling New Jersey school planted a garden. They also added a peer-mediation program and invited “scholars to teach art, dance and music.” Over a decade, test scores rose dramatically. READ MORE…

(This post was also published by the Huffington Post.)

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