iReady Magnificent Marketing Terrible Teaching

27 Jun

By Thomas Ultican 6/27/2018

iReady is an economically successful software product used in public schools, by homeschoolers and in private schools. It utilizes the blended learning practices endorsed by the recently updated federal education law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). iReady employs competency-based education (CBE) theory which is also advocated by ESSA. The outcome is iReady drains money from classrooms, applies federally supported failed learning theories and undermines good teaching. Children hate it.

Public education in America contends with four dissimilar but not separate attacks. The school choice movement is motivated by people who want government supported religious schools, others who want segregated schools and still others who want to profit from school management and the related real estate deals. The forth big threat is from the technology industry which uses their wealth and lobbying power to not only force their products into the classroom, but to mandate “best practices” for teaching. These four streams of attack are synergistic.

Profiting from Education Law

A group of billionaires with varying motives are using their vast wealth to shape America’s education agenda to their own liking. The last rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 called ESSA was larded up with provisions like the big money for technology which is listed in Title’s I and IV. It also specifies generous grants to promote both “blended learning” and “personalized learning.” (See page 1969 of the official law.) Charter schools, vouchers and social impact bonds are promoted in ESSA. All these initiatives drain money from the classroom and none have been credibly shown to improve education outcomes.

Billionaires Fixing Education

Some of the Unelected and Untrained Billionaires Driving America’s Education Policy

iReady is marketed by Curriculum Associates (CA) of Billerica, Massachusetts. It was originally formed in 1969 to publish workbooks. In 2008, their octogenarian CEO, Frank Ferguson decided it was time to hang up his spurs. Ron Waldron an equities manager at Berkshire Partners was Ferguson’s unlikely choice to take the reins. Unlikely, because he came to CA from the equities industry famous for selling company assets while sticking the debt with the original company. (The results are profits for the equities firm and bankruptcy for the managed company. An obviously criminal enterprise made legal through lobbying.)

Previous to working at Berkshire Partners, Waldron had a history of developing companies that profited off education law. From his biography at LinkedIn:

  • Northwestern: 1983-1987 BA American Studies
  • Harvard Business School: 1990-1992 MBA
  • Kaplan VP: 1992-1996
  • Score! Education Centers CEO: 1996-2001
  • Jumpstart CEO: 2002-2006
  • Berkshire Partners Operating Executive: 2006-2008
  • Curriculum Associates CEO: 2008 – Present

In 1946 at Brookline, NY, Stanley H. Kaplan started a test preparation business for Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) takers. By 1984, when he sold the business to the Washington Post, Kaplan had more the 100 SAT prep centers nationwide. When Waldron became Vice President of Kaplan, Stanley H. Kaplan still worked there. This was Waldron’s introduction to the testing industry.

In 1992 Score! tutoring centers started in Palo Alto, California. Four years latter, Kaplan bought Score! and Waldron moved over to become the CEO. Glen Tripp worked at Score!, the company his brother co-founded. He says of its demise:

“Over the next few years, we gained more resources and responsibilities than we ever could have dreamed of. We grew from 14 centers to 130 centers. But we lost our culture along the way. We brought in talent faster than we were able to absorb it. We invested less in our culture-building traditions. Our program got stale, and our performance faltered. Eventually, SCORE! was shut down. We had built something amazing and then watched it crumble.”

Kaplan and Score! profited off a provision in George Bush’s and Edward Kennedy’s 2001 rewrite of the Education Law, No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The United States Department of Education published this notice:

“This federal law allows parents to choose other public schools or take advantage of free tutoring if their child attends a school that needs improvement. … The law also supports the growth of more independent charter schools, funds some services for children in private schools, and provides certain protections for homeschooling parents.” (emphasis added)

I worked at a school in a poor and minority community and our school was designated as “needs improvement” by the federal government based on standardized testing. The school was forced to offer free tutoring services at places like Score! and write a letter to all parents indicating we were a “failing school.” I do not remember any positive results coming from the tutoring, but my workload increased. I had to provide the tutoring service regular updates about what my classes were doing.

Kaplan and Score! were shuttered in 2009.

Jumpstart was founded in 1994 as a non-profit aimed at providing children in poor often minority communities with pre-kindergarten programs. Waldron left the Washington Post family of companies to become CEO of Jumpstart in 2002. It is from Jumpstart, America got the infamous concept, “kindergarten readiness.” This relatively small “non-profit” still has more than eight people “earning” over $125,000 annually.

Waldron timed his 2008 move to Curriculum Associates (CA) well. Jeb Bush launched Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE) in 2008. In close cooperation with the Koch funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and his major contributor, Bill Gates, FEE launched Digital Learning Now. That same year, as reported in Mercedes Schneider’s book Common Core Dilemma, Bill and Melinda Gates agreed with Gene Wilhoit, President of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and David Coleman founder of Student Achievement Partners (SAP) to provide millions of dollars for the creation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) (Schneider 140).

Two years ago (2016), a self-described soccer-mom from Florida, Deb Herbage, wrote a well-documented article about the CA flagship product iReady. She gave it the title “i-Ready?…………More Like i-SCAM and Other Deceptions.” Herbage wrote:

i-Ready Diagnostic exploded onto the scene like … other “competency based education” (CBE) curriculums since the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  It is now believed by many that the implementation of the CCSS and the focus on the standardized tests that went along with the CCSS was yet another extremely, well-crafted and timed implementation to distract parents, teachers, students and some school officials while district and state officials put in place the many ed-tech companies, corporations, investors, foundations, and non-profit companies … who all quickly and methodically jumped on the CCSS bandwagon …. While we were distracted with the CCSS and end of year standardized testing – in school districts all across the state of Florida and across the country, i-Ready Diagnostic, owned by Curriculum Associates, implemented and deployed their much touted “progress monitoring” curriculum – i-Ready Diagnostic.”

iReady Utilizes Discredited Education Theory

A report from the University of Utah Reading Clinic describes iReady as “a technology-based diagnostic (i-Ready Diagnostic) and instruction program for reading.” It continues,

“The Diagnostic Assessment is adaptive in that it adjusts the difficulty level of the questions presented depending on student response to previous questions. Upon completion of the assessment, the program links the student to lessons to complete online.” 

“i-Ready is a blended learning program. … with downloadable, teacher-led lessons that correlate with the online lessons.”

iReady mathematics uses the same approach as the reading program. The lessons are CCSS aligned and delivered with competency-based-education (CBE) principles.

The United States Department of Education promotes CBE claiming:

“Competency-based strategies provide flexibility in the way that credit can be earned or awarded, and provide students with personalized learning opportunities. These strategies include online and blended learning, dual enrollment and early college high schools, project-based and community-based learning, and credit recovery, among others.”

CBE is the updated name for outcome-based education which was the 1990’s name for Benjamin Bloom’s mastery learning. Dr. Bill Spady, sociologist and director of the International Center on Outcome-Based Restructuring, defined the connection between OBE and Mastery Learning in an article entitled “On Outcome Based Education: A Conversation with Bill Spady” (Educational Leadership, Dec. 1992-Jan. 1993):

“In January of 1980 we convened a meeting of 42 people to form the Network for Outcome-Based Schools. Most of the people who were there — Jim Block, John Champlin — had a strong background in Mastery Learning, since it was what OBE was called at the time. But I pleaded with the group not to use the name ‘mastery learning’ in the network’s new name because the word ‘mastery’ had already been destroyed through poor implementation.”

A 2015 Journal article by Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway is called “A Brief Critique of Mastery/Competency Learning.” In it they make this important point:

“Our objection to mastery/competency/personalized learning is about how a learner comes to develop that mastery/competency. Reading a website, listening to a podcast that may or may not be complemented with a PowerPoint presentation and viewing a video-recorded lecture are various direct instruction strategies. And, it is well known that children can be drilled, drilled, drilled to successfully pass standardized tests: ‘… [there is] conclusive evidence that an appropriately instituted mastery approach to instruction yields improvement in student achievement…’ But there is no evidence that the type of ‘knowledge’ gained through direct instruction enables students to solve ‘uncharted problems,’ the sorts of problems that arise in living in our globally connected world. Just the opposite. “Knowledge” gained through direct instruction is memorized, so that information remains inert and unconnected to all the other knowledge in a learner’s head. And as Dewey points out, the core of learning is the ‘…intentional noting of connections…”’

The CBE theory of education has a long history of failure dating back to the 1920’s, however, it is one of the few methods available that can be easily delivered economically by digital means.

Instead of a structured course with a teacher, students will log into a computer and demonstrate competencies in an online environment. “Personalized learning” is a euphemism for a computer-based course delivered in isolation.

It is a terrible idea! The last thing a 21st Century student needs is to be shoved in front of another lifeless digital device. Students need to interact with “highly qualified” certificated teachers.

Computers are good at drilling information and conducting fact checks. However, educators have known for more than a century that this kind of teaching is destructive. To create understanding, all the modes of learning must be actively engaged. Drill and skill destroys the desire to learn and undermines development of creativity.

The educator known for his wonderful blog, Curmudgucation, Peter Greene, wrote:

“Personalized learning, whether we’re talking about a tailored-for-you learning program on your computer screen or a choose the school you’d like to go to with your voucher, is not about actual personalization. It’s about another path for marketing, a way of personalizing the marketing of the product, the edu-commodity that someone is already trying to make money from.”

Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, a teacher from Virginia, recently published her article, “Why iReady is Dangerous.” Teachers like Kassia exist in almost every school and district. It is professional educators like her that children need and not corporate software packages. Wedekind shares,

“When I started working for Fairfax County Public Schools twelve years ago I knew very little about math or how children learn math. But I was lucky to end up in a district that invests in teachers. I had amazing math coaches (who inspired me to become a math coach!) and support from the Title I office, I took courses in Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) and Developing Mathematical Ideas (DMI), learned how to use the Investigations curriculum well, and wrote a book about nurturing young mathematicians through small group instruction. I say this to point out that tremendous resources were poured into me (and many others!) as a classroom teacher and a coach to help me learn to listen to students and teach and assess responsively.

“The best ‘screener’ is a knowledgeable teacher and our first question of any potential assessment should be, ‘Does it provide a window into student thinking or is student thinking hidden behind scale scores and graphs?”’

Children Hate iReady

Top three iReady definitions from the Urban Dictionary:

  • A stupid online computer program that supposedly brings your grades up but, instead, brings your grades down when you forget to do them. But worst of all, it’s built for common core.
  • A website for students that teachers think will help their grade, but in reality it makes them want to kill themselves.
  • A website that causes suicidal thoughts, depression, ptsd, anxiety, and adhd.

Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post reports on 7-year-old Saige Price’s having gone at the New Jersey Board of Education.  Saige is in second grade at Briarwood Elementary School in the Florham Park School District, New Jersey.  Sage’s final comment was,

“When I got a low score [on the iReady] I would have to go back to the computer lab until I got a higher score.  I hated it.  It should be against the law.”

Deb Herbage shared several parent responses in her article:

“My son hates it because if he gets a question wrong, it throws him back a couple of levels ….. it “reads” to the kids, therefore taking away any reading practice they may get ….. and it is a huge data mining program. The license with the county states that although the data belongs to the county, Curriculum Associates have a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use that data!”

“It’s a new program so there is little to no data collected yet on reliability. Our kids are guinea pigs.”

“All I know is that my daughter, in the 4th grade, read on a 4th grade level in 2nd grade never got past the 3rd grade work on IReady.  Everytime she made one mistake it threw her back to kindergarten. All it did was make her hate reading, hate the computer worse than she did and slowly destroyed all of the hard work we’d done building her confidence.”

iReady is Popular in Schools Led by Privatizer Friendly Administrators

On December 14, 2015, the Atlanta school board authorized superintendent Meria Joel Carstarphen (who I have chronicled) to execute a $350,000 contract to purchase iReady Diagnostic.

In 2016, a local Baltimore blog tracking the implementation of STAT an ed-tech initiative advanced by the criminally indicted superintendent, Dallas Dance, carried a guest blog called “Advice to BCPS Parents from “Wrench in the Gears” and Why iNACOL Loves ESSA.” It began,

“Recent days have seen an uptick in conversations about online Competency-based Education or CBE, the scary wave of educational transformation rapidly sweeping over the country.  BCPS students, teachers, and parents are at the front edge of this wave with STAT.”

If your school system is using iReady, someone in leadership is drinking the Kool-Aid or is corrupt. These programs are an absolute waste of education dollars and they harm students.

66 Responses to “iReady Magnificent Marketing Terrible Teaching”

  1. Cindy Sloan June 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm #

    Sounds pretty awful. #INotReadyToBeFooledAgain


  2. RageAgainstThe Testocracy June 27, 2018 at 5:16 pm #

    Most kids view computer programs as games. So it changes the mind set of many students from what am I learning to how can I beat this game.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Hudley Flipside September 12, 2018 at 4:54 pm #

      My son has offered to redesign the iReady. The mandatory part of the iReady the sessions should be unconventional… maybe it is. It is abusive to a student’s rights!


      • Jeff October 9, 2019 at 12:14 am #

        Prech It man


      • Nicholas Gerez September 30, 2020 at 1:20 pm #

        I mean, this article is not very accurate not gonna lie. They used Urban Dictionary, when basically literally ANYONE can post ANYTHING. They got responses from literal kids, which are obviously going to hate it (I am a 7th grader myself, I don’t really like it but come on, you are getting a response from a 2nd grader). And the stuff the parents said are completely incorrect, believe me, I have been doing I-Ready my whole life, and it does not send you back so many levels for getting 1 answer wrong, you have to get WAAAAAY more than just 1 answer wrong to be sent from third grade, to kindergarten. And honestly, just gonna say it, it does not cause depression or PTSD or ADHD, I have been doing I-Ready for a long time, and I have neither, and the person that put that in Urban Dictionary obviously doesn’t know what PTSD is lol. Also, how the hell does something like that cause suicidal thoughts???? Yeah…That is why you do not use Urban Dictionary if you want to write an article with reliable sources.


      • Potato Rubenstein December 1, 2020 at 9:52 pm #

        (Replying to Nicholas Gerez) I know you might be skeptical of something as crazy as “to be sent from third grade, to kindergarten” or get “ADHD”, or even have suicidal thoughts. And I am fully aware that you have been doing I-Ready your whole life. I’m just here to say that, at very least, I’ve been on I-Ready just as much as you. I am in 7th grade (I’m even learning the only subjects it teaches, reading and math, at an 8th grade level) and this year, as well well as many years prior, I have been put in how to add whole numbers. And, yes, I also have ADHD. Do you? If anyone is more intelligent than you, their going to be the kids giving allegedly obnoxious negative feedback on this demonic tool we call I-Ready in the face of our tainted, corrupt school system. If I did end up swaying your view (to anybody reading) you can visit my petition against I-Ready in my district, and soon-to-be county, state, and perhaps even country at

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      • Hudley Flipside December 6, 2020 at 6:41 pm #

        Bummer! Once my son got out of the k-12 I-Ready program and on to a different online education . He was much better ! Now he is in college and his major is Geophysics… don’t give up hope !


  3. Testy Teacher July 14, 2018 at 1:33 am #

    My eighth graders deliberately answer the diagnostic test questions incorrectly because they’ve discovered this results in easier (faster) lessons. Parents argue that I have to give the students credit for pre-reading lessons because “the computer must be right.” My administrator supports the parents (but I understand the district has paid thousands for the program and my department chair can’t publicly admit it’s a failure). The students are learning nothing except how to cheat and how to coast.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Hudley Flipside September 12, 2018 at 4:52 pm #

      I am with you. My son hates it.


      • MGS February 21, 2019 at 2:17 pm #

        i am a kid in 4th grade who is supposed to be doing iready not writing this but i cant and wont because it is too stupid boring and downright horrible!

        Liked by 2 people

      • Hudley Flipside February 21, 2019 at 9:38 pm #

        If I were you I would have a talk with your parents about the need to take this test. Have them talk to the school were you are enrolled. My son started taking the test in 9th grade and then on to 12th grade. He hated the test and took it 10 times. In 12th grade they forced my son to take classes that were not good for his education. We left cava k-12 California virtual academies and enrolled into CALPAC . A much better on-line school. Let me know . why it s goes.


      • Lucas November 7, 2019 at 7:21 pm #

        yeah I am not supposed to save this but what are we kids getting out of I readyI knwo nothing but a f’d up way to learn nothingbut shit

        Liked by 1 person

      • Ali N. October 23, 2020 at 4:02 pm #

        I-ready is generally a great teaching experience! It teaches many Topics! Although, Most children don’t like this website.


    • Wyatt McAllister January 2, 2019 at 7:08 pm #

      Sounds like an implementation issue. Students could do the same thing with paper tests but there would be consequences, you know your students – if they do poorly on i-Ready that’s your responsibility to notice and correct. How could the program ever capture a kids’ intention short of mind reading.


  4. Veronica October 13, 2018 at 12:19 am #

    i agree it sucks


  5. Franz Xi December 27, 2018 at 8:09 pm #

    Have you ever actually used the program? Most of what you cite here is either incorrect, dates, or both.


    • Unknown March 11, 2020 at 11:22 pm #

      Have you ever used the program? Most of this is true as I have used I-Ready before.


      • Ryan April 19, 2020 at 6:46 pm #

        Right now for me it is 2020 i am in quarintine and writing this i have used iready before, since i am in the fifth grade. Iready does seem to trick you for I go by whaat my teachers taught me but i always get random questions wrong, I do not know if im stupid or IReady is a marketing scam used to make money.


  6. Hoeffer Lupin December 27, 2018 at 8:13 pm #

    I wonder what you’d for responses if you asked kids if they liked school in general? Using student quotes about a program is a poor metric when most young students would rather be doing something else on a computer (like Fortnite). Wrong metric.


    • MGS February 21, 2019 at 2:20 pm #

      well heres a kids response school sucks but i would rather jump off a cliff than do another iready lesson!

      Liked by 1 person

    • K November 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm #

      that isn’t true for all students
      like me im an A student but i hate iready(even though i play games a lot)

      Liked by 1 person

    • Charlotte Martin March 3, 2020 at 8:27 pm #

      I am a student in the 6th grade. While I did try, I still think IReady is not the correct way to learn. I did well enough in my ELA Diagnostic that I tested out, but the math lessons are long and drawn out. I enjoy school most of the time, but that is because the teachers are engaging and adaptive. I would much rather listen to a real human being telling me exactly what I needed to know than AI talking about cupcakes for 45 minutes using math I already knew how to do until it gets to the one thing I needed. It is slow, and generalizes everything you know into categories. If you miss one question, Even if it was just one skill, it could bump you down a grade in your lexile level. It cannot see past your final result and does not give any credit for your logic and work, just for your answer. For example, I didn’t know how to do slope. I skip a grade level for my math class and we still haven’t gotten to it yet. This was the only standard that kept me from testing out and I quickly picked it up after the 1.5 hour test. I think It is important what the kids say, as long as we know how to say it. Thanks 🙂

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      • RandomStudent March 12, 2020 at 9:55 pm #

        Exactly I am an eighth grader it never teaches me anything, just reviews things that I already know as if I do not understand anything, very irritating. I can not describe the meditation required to suppress my anger and frustration just to use this program, I want to pick up the computer and toss it into a bonfire every time I use it.


      • CMC May 29, 2020 at 2:10 am #

        I agree! I also feel like I know it, but then they ask the question in a very weird way…… I also hate how, or at least in one of lessons, I got olnly 3 questions wrong out of like 25 and I still got a 63%! It’s just bad..


    • Ryan April 19, 2020 at 6:48 pm #

      Hello, I am a child fifth grade and in quarintine due to corona. I hate IReady, but i miss the teacher lessons because they actually make sense.


    • Ace November 2, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

      Hello here’s a 8th grade response I-ready sucks and it’s a waste of time it goes over the stuff I already know and they make me redo assignments when I get like 1 or 3 questions wrong and I am not learning anything from I ready at all and I-ready shouldn’t be used for schools

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  7. Evan October 9, 2019 at 6:55 pm #

    this is exactly why many schools in America are poor. With the money they use on iready can be used on more progressive programs like IXL or Khan Accadmy.
    Let’s start a pitition to band I-ready from all of American Schools.


    • Ryan April 19, 2020 at 6:50 pm #

      I would say ban IReady but keep khan for it helps. You actually have an online tutor, with practice forms and tests, practices. You can always retake them. Ban IReady keep Khan!!!


    • CMC May 29, 2020 at 2:12 am #

      Yes! I love Khan Academy, but the safety procedures couldn’t be done because they were to much money… but they used more of it for this!


    • someguy October 21, 2020 at 5:43 pm #

      my school used to use IXL but the board had the mentality: more expensive = better so now all we use is edenuity (which is a whole new bag of shit) and iready


    • random person April 3, 2023 at 8:31 pm #

      you mean “ban: iready, right? 🙂


  8. dj kenshim April 29, 2020 at 1:10 am #

    iready sucks and its ass


    • someguy October 21, 2020 at 5:44 pm #

      so you mean iready sucks ass?


  9. Brady Cai May 13, 2020 at 11:04 pm #

    Iready is stupid garbage

    Liked by 1 person

  10. CMC May 29, 2020 at 1:41 am #

    I agree…. I am doing Iready and I don’t learn anything… Even if I did know something, they kind of twist so I can’t understand it. I do not like Iready…


    • Farlander12M October 21, 2020 at 6:11 pm #

      this is a stupid website it’s very trash
      {insert bad word here} i-Ready!


  11. IReadyHater November 4, 2020 at 8:58 pm #

    I hate iReady! In my opinion it should not be used for schools. Just look on Google! Reply if you agree. Together, let’s ban iReady!


  12. hiquinnandnoelle November 4, 2020 at 9:07 pm #

    I am in 5th Grade. iReady is useless and won’t even log on. And we can all agree the characters are pretty…stupid.


    • logan November 25, 2020 at 4:33 pm #

      I am an 8th-grade student and my teacher makes us do i-ready


  13. Nova December 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm #

    I-ready is a waste of your time. I am a 6th grader and I am on 1st-grade level. My mom helped me she said they were all wrong. So you know that hour of your night you spent trying to get it done? well, THAT HOUR YOU’LL NEVER GET BACK! all the kids at my school complain about it.


  14. Anounymous January 26, 2021 at 4:06 pm #

    I-ready needs to Die!


  15. heidi flach May 21, 2021 at 4:46 pm #

    i agree iready has caused a ton of stress for me as a 7th grade student.


  16. Karen McCall May 22, 2022 at 2:55 pm #

    As a math educator, coach and teacher mentor for 24 years – I have resigned my position as of June 3, 2022. If the Covid pandemic didn’t take enough from our kids – this will finish them off. I agree that our kids are the Guinea pigs. They will be the ones that suffer and lose. Kids learn best when another human, live mind is at the helm.

    Liked by 1 person

    • tultican May 22, 2022 at 3:05 pm #

      It is very concerning that so many experienced educators like you are leaving the profession. School “reform” led by billionaires has removed all joy from teaching and learning. I-ready is another mistake driven by the profit motive.


  17. > December 14, 2022 at 1:29 am #

    More people will believe you if you leave out the memes.


  18. . December 14, 2022 at 1:44 am #

    play videogames while doing iready, this makes it easier.


  19. megan January 23, 2023 at 4:59 pm #

    it says that i ready causes kids want to kill their selff


  20. MorbMaster February 8, 2023 at 6:43 pm #

    This is truly a great acticle. Highly agree.

    Liked by 1 person

  21. Isaac February 15, 2023 at 1:19 pm #

    I think that i-Ready is invasive, and lets teachers be lazy when grading students. Mom isn’t the biggest fan either, because she knows how when we finish working, teachers just say “well then do i-ready”. I could be reading or studying, but no. I do i-Ready. I prefer when teachers take time to teach and tell students in person how they can improve. One of our classes is “computer lab”. But I call it i-Ready-lab because we don’t learn how to code or make content, but we do fricking IREADY

    Liked by 1 person

  22. sorry, not available April 3, 2023 at 8:27 pm #

    i agree


  23. a random 5th grader April 3, 2023 at 8:30 pm #

    iready sucks and i have to do it every day at least once. 😦



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