[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Re: Kindergarten Reading Exit Exams



I have to agree with Jerry. An exit test for K is not recommended. Even in
NY, the movement from grade 3 to grad 4 was made. Problem here is that
schools are test-prepping kids in K to be ready for grade 4.

BC
----- Original Message -----
From: "gerald bracey" <gbracey@EROLS.COM>
To: <ARN-L@listsrva.CUA.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 5:29 PM
Subject: Re: Kindergarten Reading Exit Exams


> Kindergarten exit tests? You're kidding. I know that boys are at risk,
> especially small, young boys, but I can't imagine a test at that age that
> would be sufficiently reliable to work. You've got to standardize the
kids
> before you can give them standardized tests and most people I think, even
> those in the testing profession don't think it's a good idea to test
before
> grade 3 (although they do, of course, provide earlier grade tests).
>
> Maybe Deanna will contradict me.
>
> Jerry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Juanita Doyon" <Jedoyon@AOL.COM>
> To: <ARN-L@LISTS.CUA.EDU>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 6:19 PM
> Subject: Kindergarten Reading Exit Exams
>
>
> > Anyone know how widespread the practice of testing reading skills for
> > kindergarten exit is?
> >
> > I have a mom ready to fight it-- pass the reading test or stay in
> > kindergarten.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Juanita
> >
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > To unsubscribe from the ARN-L list, send command SIGNOFF ARN-L
> > to LISTSERV@LISTS.CUA.EDU.
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from the ARN-L list, send command SIGNOFF ARN-L
> to LISTSERV@LISTS.CUA.EDU.
>

--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe from the ARN-L list, send command SIGNOFF ARN-L
to LISTSERV@LISTS.CUA.EDU.