#pineapplegate redux: Pearson's test design & contracts to do so now under scrutiny by a skpetical public. Isn't it convenient and oh-so profitable for them to recycle old test questions given in other states for no extra cost but charging other states the same amount in millions?
Pearson and how 2012 standardized tests were designed
The recent Pineapple and the Hare fiasco does more than identify a daft reading passage on New York State’s 8th grade English Language Arts test. The episode opens the door to discussing how the 2012 exams were put together. Here’s how.