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- The company did not tell investors how much their business depends on “churn,” signing up new students when others drop out. The company also did not reveal that more than half of students at some K12 school did not return the following year.
- The company listed students as inactive rather than sending them back to their home district. That allowed K12 virtual schools to continue collecting that student’s funding.
- Some teachers reported having as many as 400 students.
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- The measurement error is large—which results in many teachers being incorrectly labeled as effective or ineffective;
- Given that only certain grade levels and subject areas are tested, relevant test scores are not available for most teachers; and
- The incentives created by the high-stakes use of test scores drive undesirable teaching practices such as curriculum narrowing and teaching to the test.
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