Testing season: districts spend a lot of money on tests, w/much hanging in the balance. But how accurate are they? A scientist discovers problems with 5th & 8th grade FCAT science tests in FL.
Science Blogger Finds Problems With FCAT Questions
"The Happy Scientist," blogger Robert Krampf, notes a number of problems with questions on Florida's 5th and 8th grade FCAT science exams. Among the issues are correct answers that rely on incorrect definitions, and answers test designers consider incorrect but actually are scientifically correct…