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The Center For Inquiry

Forms and Charts


Rubrics provide the basis on which to review the quality of student work across four performance tasks: the analytic essay, research paper, science experiment and applied mathematics.

Download these Word documents for complete Rubrics for the following tasks:

At two competitive alternative middle schools in New York City, the School of the Future and the Institute for Collaborative Education, scores of students went to school brandishing letters signed by their parents giving them permission to sit out on the tests.

Some students wrote their names and a bold message: "I object to high-stakes testing," across the top of their test forms.