azcentral — Our Turn: Arizona schools deserve better accountability than this

| April 5, 2017

The state’s plan doesn’t give enough credit for high achievers – especially those in low-income schools.

By Michael Petrilli and Brandon Wright, AZ We See It • The Republic /

Arizona’s proposed plan to hold schools accountable for student outcomes does a lot of things right, but it fails to meet the educational needs of high achievers — especially those growing up in poverty.

The proposal, released in January as part of the state’s obligations under the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), suffers from the legacy of its predecessor, No Child Left Behind.

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