on January 13, 2000
Your SUMS Study
Your message is very intriguing, and don't apologize for the length, I
would have loved to hear more!
For now, I will ask two questions: First, could you say more about what
you are looking at when examining "the parameters within which the school
operates"? I am always interested to hear how a study construes school
climate or culture.
Second, when you ask about the impact of standardized tests, did you
have particular ones in mind? At present in Mass., of course, we are
thinking about our new state-wide MCAS test, but there are so many
-- Brian Drayton