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Standardized Tests are a Form of Racial Profiling

A thought provoking analysis of the effects of standardized testing. Christine Malsbary persuasively asserts that tests reinforce segregation and the notion of white supremacy… and offers compelling evidence to support that assertion. 

Several days before writing this blog post, I visited a 12th grade class that I have been following since the beginning of their 11th grade year. I am a researcher and I study how education policy affects teachers and students in their daily lives. The youth I work with are all immigrants, students of color, and learning English as a second language. I sat next to student I didn’t recognize and asked the teacher who he was.

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