National Literacy and Numeracy Tests for Year 1 Students

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The proposal to have a national screening test for all year 1 students is being pushed by the Federal Government.

These tests will involve both literacy and numeracy, and will be based on the United Kingdoms phonics assessment.

While this proposal aims to unify the early identification of learning difficulties in students, concerns arise over this use of Government resources.

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