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The Ohio Achievement Test lived up to all its grand ridiculousness at Joseph Gallagher school, on West 65th Street, last month. The K-8 school, which we profiled last month as the equivalent to a model United Nations, had yet another refugee family enroll two days before the start of the first statewide standardized test. The new students came from Burundi, a tiny country in south eastern Africa. Like Ohio, it’s nestled next to a massive lake. But unlike Ohio (at least for now), it’s the poorest country on the planet. ...
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