MOUNT VERNON — Like it or not, students in Ohio's public schools must pass standardized tests in reading, math, writing, science and social studies in order to receive a high school diploma.



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2 Responses to “Tests ensure students have knowledge needed in life”

  1. John C. Davidson

    They ought to be testing the parents. Somehow I fear most of them have a lot of trouble with arithmetic and social skills.

  2. ws

    “Tests ensure students have knowledge needed in life”?

    What nonsense! What students / people need to know is how to take the available information, evaluate it, consider “what happens next?,” and then MAKE A DECISION. And, without doubt, there is often an emotional component of the decision-making process.

    If only life were as simple as “A, B, C, or D (all of the above).”