Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Newspaper says anxiety over third-grade testing is a red herring

"High-stakes testing isn't rare," The Oklahoman editorializes today. "It's routine."
It's easy to empathize with children worried about a reading test. But school is supposed to prepare students for the realities of life as an adult. The third-grade reading law helps do that. Social promotion, which implicitly condones illiteracy, does not.

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