National Testing.

$26m to convince New Zealand that National Testing is a good idea? Despite authoritative comments from educational experts in New Zealand and overseas arguing otherwise, and despite evidence that it hasn’t been of value in other countries? Give the $26m to schools to help them ease the load of doing the great job of educating kids they are (almost) all doing already.

I suspect there are a lot of people of like mind to David Armstrong. Visit his blog here- worth the read.http://imaybewrongbutnz.com/2010/01/29/what%E2%80%99s-really-going-on-in-the-national-education-standards-%E2%80%9Cdebate%E2%80%9D/#comment-117 He he- doncha love his blog name- “imaybewrongbut”.

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