One in grade 3,
One in grade 6, and
One in grade 9.
No newspapers published any schools scores.
Our teachers and administrators told us do your test, and remember they really don't count.
The standards educators and parents worried about were bigger than any bubbles on a test.
That is 516 more days than in my youth. When you break it down by 180 day school years, children today spent nearly three years taking, practicing, or preparing for some standardized test. Testing is not teaching. It time to start teaching our children again.