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Is it Reading First? Or the testing? Or a combination?
  • Tessa- FL This year we have two solid hours of *just* reading! We don't have enough to do to fill the 2 hours! After 90 minutes I give them a 10 minute break, and I need it more than they do! I look around the room like, what can we do now??!! I swear ...See More
    Sep 17, 2008 report post
  • Terri F. We only have 18 minutes a day to do EITHER social studies OR science. Art is cut and paste when we can match it to the reading. In grades 2-5 at my school, the entire curriculum is shoved at a record pace into kids heads before testing- leaving a...See More
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  • abc Houghton Mifflin is a JOKE! No is Reading First. We call it "Reading Worst"!
    Jul 31, 2008 report post
  • Tracy On 6/26/08, What's the worst thing about NCLB? The testing? wrote: > Is it Reading First? Or the testing? Or a combination? No. It's the concept that ALL children will be able to do certain things by a certain time and can demonstrate...See More
    Jul 30, 2008 report post
  • lynne/ca On 7/17/08, steve wrote: > One of the requirements of Reading First is that schools must use a > scientifically developed reading series; there are two. One program by > Houghton Miflin and one by Scott Foresman. Our school chose the ...See More
    Jul 27, 2008 report post
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