The scourge of education malpractice

On national reading tests, almost two-thirds of American students score below the proficient level. More tragically, almost half of African American and Hispanic fourth graders still score below NAEP’s basic level in reading. OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy, but Heinemann, the purveyor of the misbegotten reading products dominating the education market today, continues to rake in north of $500 million annually.  https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/scourge-education-malpractice?fbclid=IwAR0DEILUOAsv833z43OCiHbwukFuH8TnTPIcCqV_Noz1V_32VmUnafunGqk

Nearly six in 10 students in Wisconsin are not where they should be in writing or math.

Please read this heartbreaking article, WI has to think carefully how to move if we want to have college and career ready or students ready for entry level positions ,careers in the armed forces you have to have basic literacy skills- period. https://www.thecentersquare.com/wisconsin/nearly-percent-of-wisconsin-school-kids-can-t-read-or/article_0b0397ec-d4d0-11e9-b226-f7e51e17141c.html?fbclid=IwAR01jfoGQjZ5BEvzq7LIepqcStOZgzW700aM0BQRO0i-DU82Atubt_RxXx4

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