[Susan notes: As the media keeps reporting those claims that roll off Standardisto tongues, we must be grateful to Stephen Krashen, who doesn't let them get away with it.
To the editor
"A call for action" (September 20) is based on two incorrect claims: American students are poor in reading, with 69% of 8th graders "below proficient", and the US "trails most other rich nations" in science and math.
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