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Is it Reading First? Or the testing? Or a combination?
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  • I don't understand I am secondary math so I didn't know about Reading First. Sorry. Yeah, that program looks pretty bad to me. I can't believe they would replace classic children's books with stale publisher mush. That is terrible. Sorry for you guys....See More
    Jun 27, 2008
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  • C. Wilson The worst thing about NCLB. Where to I begin Moving from NJ to NC one of the worst things is that it is a national law with local interpretation. The testing and how states have developed and interpreted the law varies through out the country. Pl...See More
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  • parent On 6/27/08, C. Wilson wrote: The rise in autism? Have we > ever thought that we are just not allowing children to develop > socially. I might have stopped talking at two or three as well > if the teachers were coming at me asking me to i...See More
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  • a first grade teacher It lumps good teachers and bad teachers together and gives them a blanket label...either passing or failing. I happen to be in a failing school. We didn't pass 1 out of 17 sub groups, which was ELL. We are a PI4, going to be a PI5 school. We...See More
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  • Kim/AR/math On 6/27/08, a first grade teacher wrote: > > ...there are also kids that don't give a squat about the test. > Means nothing to them because it has no value to them. Pass, fail, > whatever. They still go on to the next grade. ...See More
    Jun 28, 2008
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