Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Brief History of Standardized Tests

From the Mothering website:
One might hope that the education bureaucrats of our day would listen to the words of Carl Brigham, the creator of the SAT. Near his death, Brigham wrote a five-page letter to the president of Harvard, stating, "If the unhappy day ever comes when teachers point their students towards these newer examinations, then we may look for the inevitable distortion of education in terms of tests."
Read the entire article (very short) here.

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