http://www.theatlantic.com/features...ools-cant-win-at-standardized-testing/374287/ I have to agree with this. My high poverty school has NO textbooks. In addition to this, we have NO paper. Our standardized test scores are dismal. Even my very brightest students did not do as well as I thought they should have. I was perplexed about this. The above article explains one reason for that.