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Lack of Textbook Budget Accounts for Poor Standardized Test Scores

Journalist and parent Meredith Broussard investigates the causes behind poor schools’ low performance on standardized tests.

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Journalist and parent Meredith Broussard investigates the causes behind poor schools’ low performance on standardized tests. Her surprising findings indicate that low test scores have less to do with quality of instruction than lack of access to expensive and frequently updated textbooks and study materials published by one of three major companies. (The Atlantic)

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