Saturday, January 03, 2009

School counselors bogged down by achievement tests

From the Tulsa World:

OKLAHOMA CITYSchool counselors are spending more of their time coordinating achievement tests at the expense of their primary mission, State Superintendent Sandy Garrett says.Many counselors across the state now devote about 40 percent of their time scheduling student achievement tests mandated by federal and state law and working with instructional teachers to make sure all testing requirements are met.

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