Posts Tagged With: Testing

Take this 1931 8th grade test (you will probably flunk)

The following exam was given in 1931 by the West Virginia Department of Education to students seeking graduation from eighth grade. For many students, that was the last year of formal schooling. The exam was sent to me by John N. Beall of Wilmington, N.C., who received it from his father, the teacher who administered the test in a one-room school in Gilmer County, W.Va.

CONTINUE TO “THE ANSWER SHEET”

By Valerie Strauss

 

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State Investigation Reveals Widespread Cheating in Atlanta Schools

By Christina Samuels on July 5, 2011 6:50 PM

Beverly L. Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta schools, knew about cheating allegations on state standardized tests and either ignored or tried to hide them, the Associated Press reported after obtaining a copy of an 800-page state investigation report….FULL STORY

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