Comments for: Portland mom opts children out of standardized testing

Posted Oct. 05, 2011, at 5:12 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 06, 2011, at 5:34 a.m.

PORTLAND | At the time, Julie Fitzgerald didn’t know much about standardized testing or the laws in place that promote it. She just saw her young child crying. “He was trying to do his math homework, which is a subject he usually enjoyed,” she recalled. “He was really struggling, …

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