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My friend Jack picked this article as the best New York Times article of 2011. It’s on the last decade of student testing in New York City, and here’s the last paragraph:

“Nearly a quarter of the state’s principals — 1,046 — have signed an online letter protesting the plan to evaluate teachers and principals by test scores. Among the reasons cited is New York’s long tradition of creating tests that have little to do with reality.”

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