Most Fake Bombs Missed by Screeners
Transportation Security Administration officials said that the high failure rate among screeners is a misleading indicator and that airport security is better than ever.
"Our testing of screeners has become increasingly sophisticated to represent the threat posed by terrorists," Davis said. "The tests are designed to detect vulnerabilities, not to achieve a 100 percent pass rate among our security officers."
Got it? Only schools are supposed to reach 100%
At least these papers covered the story. Others across the nation didn't bother. Papers that scream about schools that don't produce ever-increasing pass rates on standardized tests don't show any interest in how many bombs airport screeners miss.
Notice how protective of their employees the Transportation Security Administration officials are? Quite a contrast with officials at the U. S. Department of Education.
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