Goodbye, API: Get ready for rough transition to better system of measuring schools
Source: EdSource Today
Say farewell to the API as you know it. Welcome to new era of accountability, with at least a couple years of confusion in between.
The release Thursday of the results on the state’s Academic Performance Index marks the end of a decade of judging student performance based on test scores alone. Within three years, California will have moved to a very different system in which scores on the newly introduced Common Core assessments and other state standardized tests will be but one spectrum in the prism for evaluating schools and districts.
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