Rearranging the American School Year

When questioned as to why American students rank low in comparison to other countries, it is often believed that a lack of education is at fault. The countries whose students rank above America’s spend more time on education with longer school days or years. The American school year should be longer, with shorter days, andContinue reading “Rearranging the American School Year”

An Argument AGAINST MCAS Testing

In 1999 the National Academy of Sciences stated that “no single test score can be considered a definitive measure of a student’s knowledge.” ( The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) is a test given to students in the fourth, eighth, and tenth grades. Starting with the class of 2003, students are required to pass theContinue reading “An Argument AGAINST MCAS Testing”