The Washington Post reports that Fairfax County, Virginia, school officials have backed down from a vow to defy federal testing rules for students with limited English, saying that they would administer reading tests to those students--even if they stumble with items dealing with metaphors and other difficult material. This decision is a sharp turn for educators in Virginia's largest school system, who had led others in opposition to the federal law...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/18/AR2007041802375.html


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