One of my former students contacts me once a month to tell me about his progress on the mock-state tests that the school administers. I really wish I could tell him the test does not matter, that it's not about his personal progress at all - it's about the school and how much funding they will get if he does well...

But I can't keep it as real as I want because I know, when he fails, his parents get angry with him. They don't know about the true reasons for standardized exams. All they know is pass and fail. 



  1. ❤ "you can't fail you're a child of God" words are life in every situation


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