Third-grade goals putting SCS teachers to the test

Special Report: Memphis’ Reading Test

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: May 17, 2019 12:34 AM CT
David Waters
Special to the Daily Memphian

David Waters

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

PART 2: High-stakes testing has shifted the focus of kindergarten from what's developmentally appropriate to get kids ready for school, to what's academically required to prepare students for their first standardized achievement tests in third grade.

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