The following headline appeared in the Wall Street Journal today:
At first I was like, “Fucking woo-hoo! We rule!”
And yeah, we do rule, as the ethnic group taking the largest strides with rising SAT scores last year.
But then I realized that the numbers tell a darker story: that a generation’s worth of education reform in our country has failed to strengthen the overall performance of all minority groups.
Which means we’ve all failed.
[WSJ: SAT Scores Fall as Gap Widens; Asians Gain]
Filed under: Bummers, EPIC FAIL, Failure, Minorities, No Child Left Behind, SAT Score, Shocking Stats, Standardized Testing, This is Bullshit
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