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Fourth-graders who flunk reading have faces marked

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DECLO, Idaho (AP) — Students who did not meet their reading goals in a fourth-grade class in southern Idaho had their faces written on in permanent marker by those who did, with the teacher's permission. Some parents say the effect on their children was humiliating and that some of the youngsters have learning problems. District Superintendent Gaylen Smyer says students in the class read a set...

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