Saturday 22 September 2007

Testy about testing

Once again, we are being told that our children are over-tested, an assertion with little factual basis. And according to reports, this testing is bad for children. How much worse would it be for children, especially those without the support of strong homes, if we were unable to assess their progress and needs, or when their schools were useless, their teachers not up to scratch and their potential was being ignored?

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