Mexico

Assessment does not improve quality of education (in Spanish)
Rojas, H.  Educacion a Debate (22 March 2012)

After 25 years assessing the school system, there are no indicators that those assessments have produced any kind of improvement, according to Hugo Aboites, an education specialist at the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico City. As Mexico prepares for another round of standardized national assessment, this time linking results to individual teachers, the question still remains about the use given to the data collected. While the general director of assessment promises not to publish teachers’ names, scholars and educators remain skeptical.

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