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We are so test-obsessed that schools are being closed based on test scores, even when those test scores reflect that the schools have a heavy enrollment of very poor kids or heavy enrollment of children with disabilities and children with all kinds of other needs,” says Ravitch. “We don’t look at the needs. We don’t evaluate the problems that need to be solved in that school. We just say ‘These are low scores. We have to close the school.’

- Standardized Testing: The Monster That Ate American Education | Think Tank | Big Think (via infoneer-pulse)