Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Renewed debate about evaluating kindergarteners
A federal grant program in the works to help states jump-start kindergarten-entry assessments is renewing debate among early-childhood educators about the benefits and pitfalls of evaluating young children.
The U.S. Department of Education aims to distribute $9.2 million for the readiness-to-learn initiative through an existing grant program intended to help states devise better tests at all grade levels.
(Christina A. Samuels at Education Week)
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