MCAS: Why Is This Being Done to Our Kids?http://newdemocracyworld.org/old/mcas.htm
Publisher: New Democracy
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11143
High stakes tests are meant to legitimize the growing inequality of society. They are designed to drive millions of students out of school so that, if they end up with a low-paying job or no job at all, they will blame themselves instead of the corporate system. Tests like MCAS are not about education but about social control.