Why Standardized Tests Kill the Joy of Learning – Education – GOOD

We need to wake up. When a bureaucracy rewards schools primarily for high standardized test scores, teaching becomes self-servingfor school districts, not for children. Impressive school rankings are meaningless if schools don’t embrace the value of a lifelong love of learning as the clearest pathway to success.

This excerpt sums things up nicely. Standardized tests detract from true learning!
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