As Test Looms, Teachers Drill King Students
Just eight school days remained at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology until Louisiana’s high-pressure, high-stakes exams would start.
With March 10 bearing down, language arts teacher Yvonne Lancelin used every spare moment on Feb. 27 to reinforce such skills as comma usage to her 7th and 8th grade students.
Two minutes was all she had to review the rules for when commas should be used to separate adjectives in a sentence. Several of the students, she said, still...
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