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

By W. Gardner Selby
Published on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.

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.

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Researchers: W. Gardner Selby

Names in this article: Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis

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