" (...) It’s well known that good standardized test takers also tend to have high cognitive ability. That’s not a shocker.
But until recently, very little research has looked at the effect of improving standardized achievement test performance. This is obviously a really important question, since we are so steeped in a standardized testing culture. Wouldn’t it be nice to know what all this obsessive teaching to the test is really good for? (...)"
Via Beth Dichter