Monday, May 3, 2010

Is this scary?

The New York Times has assembled an extensive database of New York education statistics that will help readers put the vast sea of information about schools into better context.

Just start typing in a name and see what you get. I went to J.H.S. 218 James P Sinnott.

The comments are also interesting...

Isn't it funny how we don't question the numbers? If it says 77% then we think it is accurate, with no questions about what the test was, who designed the test, what the test conditions were, or even if you can test what it is they set out to test.