Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Onion: Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing


As the American education system continues to place more emphasis on standardized testing to measure academic achievement, critics have argued that it can be more harmful than helpful to students’ development in the long run. Here are some of the pros and cons of standardized testing:

As Ravitch says:
Read it and laugh.
Then ask yourself why the writers at the Onion are so much smarter than every major newspaper, TV channel, and other mainstream media.

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