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Why are some students falling behind?

The latest STAR — standardized testing and reporting — results are in, and not surprisingly, the Menlo Park City School District's students did very well overall, rating an enviable API score of 915.

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Posted by no child left behind?
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Sep 23, 2008 at 4:03 pm

Nutritious protein rich breakfasts can work wonders for morning testers. Some research even suggests cinnamon improves memory/cognition.
How about cinammon raisin bagels and juice provided by the schools on morning of tests?
Can be tough for little kids, who have to get up @ 6am on a cold winter morning to get to school across town, to tackle equations first thing.
Why can't test days start at 9?


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Posted by Amy Cansada
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:34 am

For that matter, why can't school start at 9 a.m.?


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