Monday, November 22, 2010

If I were Czar

The more I think about page 31 of my presentation, the madder I get: (posted at


How is it that ANY child can get to 4th grade – much less a MAJORITY of black and Latino children – and not be able to read?  If I were czar, I'd decree that a child can't be promoted from 3rd to 4th grade unless they are a Proficient (not Basic, and certainly not Below Basic) on the NAEP test.

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