[Susan notes: This letter provides good answer to the standard red herring argument that testing is the only way we know that teachers have taught well and that kids have learned well.]
Published in Albany Times Union
To the editor
In David Herrington's letter ( World is full of mandatory tests, April 29), he says he is "mystified by the railing against standardized testing." Unfortunately, his premise, that such testing is the best way to assess students and teachers, is flawed at its core.
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