Because of the acute problem caused such a huge backlash, Grover Whitehurst, (Director of the Ed. The Department of the Institute of Education Sciences)said that the Department will likely edit the survey, and may eliminate a problem, ask the College whether the use of specific student learning assessment, if they do, provide access to the results.
As performance-based education is still the exception rather than the rule, it is not surprising that requests for this type of proprietary information received so serious.
In a separate story places as much, if not more emphasis on performance-based Education, Bill Gates told the Assembly that the education system of the United States still need to address the fundamental problems in k-12 education. In an effort to double the high school graduation rate, Gates is to provide incentives for students to learn mathematics and science.