Is this the future for the test-obsessed American education system? Some may read this and think... 'no way, we would never go that far'. Think of our athletes, then rethink. Think of the over-prescribed ADHD medicines, then rethink. Besides, this didn't happen overnight. This was probably a slow progression.
This is wrong. So wrong. The is definitely not learning. This is akin to the industrialized food system that pumps growth hormones and antibiotics into animals to produce faster food ignoring the lives of the animal and health of the consumer. Is this how we want to treat our children? Industrial objects at the junction of education and economics? Sad. These are kids. Cows don't even deserve this. Nothing can possible justify this practice, which is the direct product of high-stakes testing.