UPDATE 6/21: Parent Blasts at Fairfax's Summer Reading Requirement

Updated 6/21
More on summer reading lists, including readers' thoughts on the column of two weeks ago is in this week's Extra Credit column.

Originally posted 6/7
Parents who encourage their children to read, "shouldn't look to the professional educators" of Fairfax County Schools for help writes one parent to tell education columnist Jay Mathew that she finds the recommended summer reading list from the school system woefully inadequate. Read the letter and Mathews response in today's Extra Credit column.

By Focus on Fairfax |  June 21, 2007; 11:03 AM ET  | Category:  Schools
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