bunn (bunn) wrote,

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Silly, silly tests...

A friend of mine with a daughter who has been sitting her SATs says: "She says they've been much easier than the practise exams they've been doing for weeks and weeks. She can't wait to get back to normal because since Easter they've dropped art so that they can practise and art is her favourite subject."

This makes me want to stride up and down ranting about the idiocy of a system that prioritises test practice and form-filling over creativity - for over a month, for children not yet even in their teens! Good grief!

If the next generation ends up either entirely a) golgafrinchan 'B' ark candidates or b) maniac hooligans, I don't think anyone will be able to say the poor little sods were not provoked.

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