Thursday, May 11, 2006

Critique of Newsweeks Top 100 High Schools List

By now most of you have seen the Newseek magazine annual list of America's top 100 high schools. Here is a critique of their methodology.

Why Newsweek's List of America's 100 Best High Schools Doesn't Make the Grade

Our research shows that Newsweek's methodology is far too focused on one
discrete indicator of school quality and that many schools that fail to make the
Newsweek list may be doing a better job educating all of their students.


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