[Susan notes: Teaching in New York, I was devoted to USSR in my classrooms. I wrote about it, and the man who "invented" USSR, Lyman Hunt, a professor at the University of Vermont, invited me to the university to be the final exam for his graduate class.
To the editor
Millions of children used to read for fun in their classrooms before the testing craze ( Study Finds Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own, news article, Jan. 8). The practice was called Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading, and researchers dropped the first word because of the abbreviation U.S.S.R.
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