Yes, they were set up to fail, but not by the test. What these moms and dads need to recognize is that the school system at large has set children up to fail in this increasingly competitive world.
Set up to fail by a curriculum far less rigorous than it needs to be.
Set up to fail by teachers and principals who were clueless as to what it took to prepare a young person for college or a career.
Set up to fail by passing grades on previous tests that required students to show far too little mastery of reading, writing and math.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Daily News Editorial Writers Blame Everybody But The Politicians And Education Leaders
In their shrill, bullying editorial attacking parents who opt their children out of the state exams or parents who question the validity of implementing the Common Core tests before the Common Core standards are fully in place, the Daily News editorial writers say the following: