What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated? | Quote 00580

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Our children are tested to an extent that is unprecedented in our history and unparalleled anywhere else in the world. While previous generations of American students have had to sit through tests, never have the tests been given so frequently, and never have they played such a prominent role in schooling. The current situation is also unusual from an international perspective: Few countries use standardized tests for children below high school age-or multiple-choice tests for students of any age.

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Alfie Kohn

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What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?

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