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Recently there have been many centerpieces written condemning the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System MCAS and a few supporting it One I found particularly interesting was an article titled High-stakes testing defeats purpose of education It condemned and blamed the MCAS in many radical ways and thinks MCAS prevents Massachusetts from being an equitable society Society isnt equitable Its completely biased and has its own hierarchies If Massachusetts were egalitarian then the average know-nothing civilian would be almost right to call us communist Face the facts the world is full of competition MCAS just reduces the time for judging whos on top and whos on bottom Why did the legislators in this state pick MCAS It was made by this state and it stays in this state This enables the researchers to gather information on the states education systems more carefully This way teachers will have a better idea on what to teach every year The article argues teaching in preparation for the MCAS would defeat the purpose of education The author of the article noted education as helping students to think and critically analyze and become engaged in the wonders of learning The author also points out What is eliminated and not taught while teachers spend maximum time covering material on these high-stakes tests In response to her question almost nothing is eliminated MCAS only provides guides to teachers It by no means is and edict enforcing only one way of teaching Many good schools across Massachusetts teach not only in preparation for standardized tests but many more in addition to the standard MCAS-suggested curriculum Over the years the educational system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has only gotten better The amount of students that failed the MCAS last year is significantly lower than the amount of students who failed a little more than five years ago the average scores on other standardized tests have increased by at least 30 If the
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