Testing’s Bad Rep

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San Francisco parents launch new school to take testing out of classroom

When kindergarten started, Moselle Dake was excited. But that didn’t last. “I had to sit at my desk a lot,” the 6-year-old said. Moselle’s experience is not uncommon. As standardized tests have grown in importance over the past decade, even kindergarten teachers must prepare kids for the high-stakes exams they will face beginning in third grade.

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