Same guy who pushed this system in in UK under Labor govt, then went on to push it here in NYC and is still pushing this nationwide -- Sir Michael Barber, now at McKinsey and all-round fraud.
Article below also omits mention that one of the reason for this re-evaluation of the system was provoke by the fact that1/4 of UK teachers had their kids boycott the tests this year.
Michael Gove orders Sats inquiry
Ministers want to find out whether primary schools are drilling rather than teaching pupils. Tests for 11-year-olds could be scrapped as a result
- Jessica Shepherd, education correspondent
- guardian.co.uk, Friday 5 November 2010 11.49 GMT
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