This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, April 13, 2009 - It’s MAP testing time at Tillman Elementary School in Kirkwood. That stands for Missouri Assessment Program and, folks, this is a team effort.
Students, teachers, parents all have a role to play as the school tries to improve on its solid 2008 performance.
Rather than make it too stressful a time, Principal B.R. Rhodes and his staff mix the seriousness of test success with the proper amount of fun.