Wayne wrote (in part): > > ...Some of the common features (of successful schools)? To start with, real school matters; > i.e., knowledgeable teachers with enforced schoolwide > discipline, grade-level instruction with corresponding initial placement of > transfer students and retention and/or early > promotion of existing > students, genuine teaching as opposed to excessive > discovery, to name > a few. The ed industry criticism is (among others) > that such > examples are anecdotal. My contention is that > without identification > of the schools involved, "evidence" is filtered > through the mind of > the "researcher". Up to and including (documented) > outright > fabrication. Thanks for asking, > > Wayne > > PS: Once again, I believe (as do you) our friend > does not have a > single example a real school even in India let alone > the US.
The initial paragraph you wrote would be an example of the things that an interested person could put into GS's OPMS. I might disagree with a few but that isn't the point.
Concerning your PS: think of what GS has done is creating a tool like Excel or a database. It isn't realistic to presume that the developer of Excel would analyze financial data in a case. That is up to the user.