"Meet Sydney Smoot, a 9-year-old fourth grader in Hernando County, Fla., who has more confidence than many adults. Smoot wrote (with help from her mom) and powerfully delivered (all by herself) a speech about Florida’s new standardized test, the FSA, or Florida Standards Assessment that drew loud applause from the audience."
Read more - this is fascinating... and well-written... http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/04/07/9-year-old-destroys-floridas-new-standardized-test-in-front-of-school-board/?wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1
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9-year-old destroys Florida’s new standardized test in front of school board - The Washington Post: By Valerie Strauss http://kevindayhoff.blogspot.com/2015/04/9-year-old-destroys-floridas-new.html