A detailed The Notebook/Newsworks report examines why Pennsylvania school test scores are seeing a delayed release, and the reason may be as cynical politics.
State officials claim the delay is due to simple fact-checking, according to Pennsylvania Department of Education spokesperson Tim Eller:
“The reason why there is an extra effort this year to make sure that the scores are accurate is because the 2013-14 school performance profile is the first year that impacts teacher evaluations.”
One anonymous Senate Democrat believes the holdup is more than a little suspect, however.
Read the full story from Dale Mezzacappa, Kevin McCorry, and Paul Socolar at The Notebook.