Blue Ribbon Commission Meets Today to Review State Public School Testing

This is interesting….

From DPI:

The State Board of Education has convened an independent Blue Ribbon
Commission on Testing and Accountability to provide a comprehensive review
of the state’s accountability system ­ including student testing. Dr. Sam
Houston, chief executive officer and president of the Science, Math and
Technology Center and a former local school superintendent, chairs the
The Commission will hold its first meeting this morning from 11 a.m.-3
p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington
St., Raleigh. Work of the Commission is on a fast track, with a final report
and recommendations scheduled to be presented to the State Board of
Education by September.
For more information, including a complete list of members and scheduled
meeting dates, please go to the NCDPI Web site at and click on the appropriate link under

E.C. 🙂


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