From the daily archives: Saturday, December 7, 2013

On a single day in April 2014 during the week after Easter, schools across Ohio will administer the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) in Reading to approximately 120,000 third grade children across the state.  For Ohio’s young 8- and 9-year-old children, the stakes have never been higher.

We must hope that those young boys and girls show up to school that day ready to take the 2.5 hour test in the right frame of mind and can appreciate the magnitude of their work during that once-in-a-lifetime event.  For these young children, it is imperative that they perform to the top […]

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