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Re: WASL rumor

In a message dated 2/18/02 11:52:36 PM Pacific Standard Time, learn@JPS.NET

> Is there any truth to the rumor that nobody passed the math section of the
> WASL this year unless they also passed the reading section? I heard from a
> Washington Education Association member that in her district the pass rate
> for reading was over 60% but for math it was under 40%.
> George Sheridan

I'll have to see what I can find out, George, but I would assume that if one
does not pass reading that they have a snowball's chance of passing the math.
In the first year of WASL, the 4th grade math was said to require a 6th
grade reading ability.