Defrauding the phonics check?

Next week, across England children in year 1 will undergo the Phonics screening check, a test portrayed by the government as a way of identifying those at risk of falling behind in their early reading skills. Today my colleague Pete Yeomans and contact Stephen Lockyer shared on twitter a post by Deevy Bishop from 2012 which claims that data from last year’s check “provides clear-cut evidence that the data have been manipulated“.

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