The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers is the latest hoop we’re making young people jump through and will be the primary focus of my comics discussion this week.
Some schools are canceling recess. But this North Carolina grade school is going in the opposite direction: Kids ride bikes as they read.
"Riding exercise bikes makes reading fun for many kids who get frustrated when they read," says Scott Ertl, who started the program. "They have a way to release that frustration they feel while they ride."