Full-court press for Mississippi third graders in summer school has disappointing results

INDIANOLA, Miss. — Early July in the Mississippi Delta and the East Sunflower Elementary School was bristling with nervous energy. If educators inside were perspiring, though, it wasn’t from the sweltering summer heat. The school was just days away from final administration of the statewide third-grade reading test: the culmination of the Sunflower County school … Continue reading Full-court press for Mississippi third graders in summer school has disappointing results