Monday, June 11, 2012

Data point from high performing charter

An interesting data point, from the head of a high-performing inner-city charter elementary school:


2/3 of incoming kindergarten kids don't pass our pre level of our assessment, we mean they can't do ONE or more of the following things:


                     Write their first and last name


                     Identify at least 15 letters

                     Explain how to read text (left to right, flip pages, etc.)


They have had some exposure to books – it's the concrete skills related to books that they're lacking when they enter

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