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National view: We’re teaching to the test, not students’ futures

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I’m worried that we’re no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well.

Everything I’m hearing from teachers, students and parents suggests that, with the standardized testing epidemic sweeping through our nation’s public schools, what we’re teaching the next generation is how to fill in the blanks and work from templates.

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