Over-testing & the “Accountability” Dodge

Another bit of my presidential platform, and this time we’re talking about one of the things that’s really eating at the guts of education: thanks to people who can’t tell the difference between a symptom and a disease, we’re dumping brazilians of dollars into teaching our children to take tests. That these kinds of tests don’t exist in the real world, well, that’s not their problem, is it?

It’s our problem, though.

My theory is that if you fix what’s really wrong with education, then you no longer have to hide behind faux-constucts like “accountability,” which sounds great but isn’t really what it pretends to be.

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