Reblogged from Reclaim Reform
“We took tests when we were kids, and…”
– commonly said by legislators and people who repeat TV talk show blather
I DARE YOU TO TAKE A MANDATED READING TEST FOR A NINE YEAR-OLD.
Are you sick and tired of listening to this absurd comparison of tests from the past versus the reality of today’s high stakes tests? People the same age or older than the parents of tested school aged children never took the high stakes tests our children are being subjected to day after day.
Dare them to go to this Common Core SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) Practice Test site and answer the first seven questions of the 4th grade Common Core SBAC English Test. Tell them that they can go on to more questions or tests if they so desire. Read more>>