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27 10, 4:24am
Of course. Especially here in America, where school book learning has really little to do with true learning.
Thanks to our ... erm ... shall we say, poor performance with education in rural and inner city areas, our esteemed leaders have so leaned on standardized tests as a measure of educational progress that teachers have been teaching the test, not teaching the subject or application.
If they weren't outright not reporting the poorly performing students' scores to artificially inflate the school's average...