April 25, 2012
Do you know the story of the “Pineapple and the Hare?” No? Neither did they.
Middle school students were upset over New York state standardized test questions based on a baffling tale about a race between heavy-footed piece fruit and a speedy animal that didn’t make much sense.
 The state eventual threw out the questions, but why was there in the first place?
(via Editorial: State slices ‘Pineapple’ from tests | The Journal News | LoHud.com | LoHud.com)


Do you know the story of the “Pineapple and the Hare?” No? Neither did they.

Middle school students were upset over New York state standardized test questions based on a baffling tale about a race between heavy-footed piece fruit and a speedy animal that didn’t make much sense.

 The state eventual threw out the questions, but why was there in the first place?

(via Editorial: State slices ‘Pineapple’ from tests | The Journal News | LoHud.com | LoHud.com)

  1. iknowhowyoufeelman reblogged this from lohud and added:
    The story was fine. It was the questions that were just terribly, terribly worded.
  2. lohud posted this