For Señora Bernal, the best of times quickly became the worst of times. The best of times was June 2023, when her then-first grader’s report card showed an overall “proficient” reading grade. MCPS believed her son was succeeding. The worst of times was October 2023, when her now-second grader’s standardized test results indicated poor reading fluency and comprehension. The exam showed her son was failing.
Opinion: The roadmap to get every MCPS student reading on grade level
November 27, 2023