One day, one test: Keeping score isn’t as easy as 1, 2, 3

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 21, 2022 4:03 PM CT | Published: August 17, 2022 4:00 AM CT
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Even as Tennessee moves forward with a law that could hold back tens of thousands of third graders, there is widespread misunderstanding about what it even means to read at “grade level.”

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TNReady third-grade retention third-grade reading literacy standardized tests TCAP National Assessment of Educational Progress NAEP
In partnership with
The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

David Waters

David Waters

David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.


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