Our community, via the quite traditional Madison School District, has long tolerated disastrous reading results.
Has anything changed?
The District’s 2015-2016 “annual report” includes a bit of data on reading and math:
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Unfortunately, the annual report lacks a significant amount of data, from enrollment to staffing and total spending. Boston publishes a handy two page pdf summary, shades of Madison’s long lost “Citizen’s budget“.
Commentary, from Ed Hughes. Mr. Hughes assertion that 4k plays a role in local reading results is surprising, in light of recent studies that question 4k’s lack of achievement progress.
“a selective rather than exhaustive view…with only some grades and some demographic groups highlighted in detail”