"Not So Fast" On N-Sizes, Says NSBA
The NSBA Blog bravely comes out against tightening up on state subgroup sizes -- urging caution on the part of Congress and essentially (implicitly?) defending the USDE's performance. The official statement is here. They also point out that NCLB requires states to publicly report subgroups’ performance even if the number of students is too small to include in the AYP calculations.