The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Making the Grades Listen 32 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/59684"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Todd Farley talks about his experience working for the standardized testing industry. His memoir Making the Grades: My Misadventures in the Standardized Testing Industry raises serious questions about the validity of many large-scale standardized tests, which have become a central focus in our education system.