[Susan notes: This letter was written in response to the tempest in New York State over revelation by a parent that the English Regents exam had edited literary passages.]
There's a Word for People Who Manufacture Prose for Kids to be Quizzed On
I find myself in agreement with Roseanne DeFabio, the New York State Education Department's assistant commissioner for curriculum, instruction and assessment, when she points out that "Even the most wonderful writers don't write literature for children to take on a test."
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