Thursday, May 31, 2007

Standardized Testing pains

Standardized tests are boring to take, and whether they are good assessment of a student's skills is debatable.

But darn it, we need them anyway, flawed or not. We have to have some kind of minimum here, or a high school diploma won't be worth the paper it is printed on.

Don't believe me?

Look at this. (Pay special attention to the sign being held by the picketer.)

Via Dave Barry.

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