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    Take the King’s tests.

    April may be the cruelest month for charter schools that serve home-schooled students.

    That’s because April is when California public school students take the STAR test. STAR stands for Standardized Testing and Reporting. And standardized is exactly what charter schools – and home-schooling families – are not.

    Yet charter schools get public dollars, and so they must test at least 95 percent of their students or risk losing their funding and their accreditation.

    One Response to “TAKE THE KING’S GOLD…”

    Comment by
    April 14th, 2008
    at 6:53 am

    I favor the ‘if you want the honey be ready for the sting’ comparison myself…