[Susan notes: Three cheers! This parent and teacher packs a lot of truth in this sentence: these assessments are developmentally inappropriate, pedagogically untested and politically motivated.
To the editor
would like to offer a history lesson for columnist Lane Filler [ Tiger parents -- and their opposites, Opinion, March 26]. The United States was founded by people who challenged oppressive policies imposed by a nonrepresentative government. Filler belittles parents who've decided to hold their children out of state testing by claiming that they are shielding them "from feelings of inadequacy."
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