Lack of student assessment causes Swedish pupils to fall behind

01/8/2009 | Sveriges Radio

Swedish officials say the country's students are not being assessed to see whether they are struggling in school, causing many to fall even further behind. Inspectors say reforms are needed in order to correct the fact that eight of every 10 primary-school pupils are not having their progress checked, and that about half of all secondary-school students are having a similar experience.

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