History Test: the Tangled Roots of Standardized Testing

#121 History Test: the Tangled Roots of Standardized Testing

The claim that standardized testing has racist – even eugenicist – roots is oft repeated these days. But is it true? In an episode guaranteed to please no one, friend of the show Ethan Hutt walks us through the multiple and tangled histories of testing. And special guest Akil Bello does a dramatic reading of headlines foretelling doom and disaster should testing wither away.

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