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Monday, September 23, 2013
Fairhaven STAR document released by LA Times
L.A. Times releases OUSD Testing irregularity document
In a story set for release Tuesday September 24th, The Los Angeles Times has released the reports filed by 27 schools statewide over testing irregularities in last school year's California STAR testing.
The story includes a link on the Los Angeles Times website to the report OUSD filed over an incident concerning National Blue Ribbon award winning school- Fairhaven Elementary. According to the report the teacher (who is not named in the report) was placed on Administrative leave.
The reports filed with the State of California were released to the paper under the Freedom of Information Act.
The story, Schools lose academic ratings after claims of cheating, included a description of numerous problems revealed in the reports to the state.
OUSD has appealed the state’s decision to invalidate Fairhaven’s scores based on a statistical error.
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