Black Reading Skills: Reports Miss the Mark

August 19, 2012   // 0 Comments

Show Me the Numbers: Here's why standardized tests don't tell the whole story. by Ivory A. Toldson, Ph.D., Journal of Negro Education (The Root) -- "What about to be seen as a person with a name, then POOF a statistic and to many a shame ... " Asa Fludd, an African-American 11th-grader, wrote this for an essay contest that I judged. I reprinted this statement in my second Breaking Barriers (pd...

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