The Tyranny of the Test
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
The "No Child Left Behind" Act has created new business opportunities for standardized test companies like Kaplan, which has been brought into failing NYC schools at a price tag of tens of thousands of dollars per school. Former Kaplan tutor Jeremy Miller talks about what these programs are doing for students, and asks if it's worth the cost. Miller’s article in the September Harper’s is "Tyranny of the Test."