Profs say students must know how — and when — to write at a higher level of formality
Fourth-grader April Espinoza takes a practice state writing exam at La Vista West Elementary School.
Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014 12:00 am
Nebraska college professors think the state's K-12 schools are too simplistic in the way they teach writing.
By the time kids reach college, the professors say, students often can do a good job with a basic five-paragraph essay — a format that they've been drilled on for years.
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