Teaching so the child passes the standardized test....??

An interesting article discussing how yearly standardized testing has affected school mathematics: teachers are required to teach a curriculum that is 'mile wide and inch deep' and don't have time to teach any topic in depth so students could truly understand it. They don't get to master much anything.

In homeschool this is much easier to avoid.

U.S. children left behind:
When tests drive curriculum, no one masters anything
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