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Attention Parents of Young Children

Ohanian Comment: So now parents don't have to wait until their children are in kindergarten to have them declared nonsense word deficient. They can screen them early and then pay for tutoring--to get them ready for kindergarten screening--in nonsense word recognition.

Coming soon from the Vermont Society for the Study of Education (VSSE): Examining DIBELS: What It Is and What It Does, edited by Ken Goodman.

This announcement appears on the website of the Seward Public Schools in Nebraska. On February 7, 2006, they DIBELS-screened three-year-olds.

The BABY DIBELS [blue in original] Screening Tool - "Individual Growth and Development Indicators" will be completed with your child in just 5 MINUTES!

— Seward Public Schools




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