> Let me throw this into the discussion about TAAS and STAR. Are you all
> familiar with World Class Schools? Here is a site that describes what it
> takes to have world class schools. Let me give you a hint: it's not
> standardized tests.
> http://www.asbj.com/achievement/aa/aa1.html > Regards from Texas,
This is an excellent website and should be read by each and every one of you
teachers on this listserv. It compares the US with the other countries and
goes into detail. I recommend it to all of you. Toodles........