What’s wrong with U.S. schools: A multiple-choice exam

Aug 27, 2016 by

Sharpen your pencils.

A new school year brings back all the old questions: What’s wrong with our schools? Why are they so hard to fix? Who is to blame for their failures? Take this test and find out. There are no wrong answers.

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Which school districts have been caught cheating on state tests?

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Why do teachers, principals and central administrators cheat?

Their jobs and pay are tied to student performance on the tests.

They administerthe tests themselves and think they can get away with it.

They don’t know how to teach students what they need for the tests.

All of the above.

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Why don’t they know how to teach students what they need for the tests?

Source: What’s wrong with U.S. schools: A multiple-choice exam – The Washington Post

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