We measure student success like we did quality auto success
in the 1970s.
Student success must be measured using standard core standards at the beginning until the end of a student's career not at the end or occasionally along the way in elementary, middle and high school.
Passing or moving students along when they can not master educational fundamentals is just wrong and the unknowing damage created along the way can not be measured. Ultimately it means the end of a ... (you fill in the blanks).