Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Davis overstatement: Abbott seeks to force standardized tests on 4-year-olds

In April 2014, Democrat Wendy Davis circulated this flawed claim about Greg Abbott's education plan.
In April 2014, Democrat Wendy Davis circulated this flawed claim about Greg Abbott's education plan.

In an illustration, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis said Greg Abbott wants 4-year-olds forced to take standardized tests.

We saw an element of truth to her claim. But Abbott, the Republican choice for governor, hasn’t proposed such a mandate. His proposal affecting pre-kindergarten offerings would leave it to school districts to pick a method of assessing the quality of classes.

See the full fact check here or to the right.

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