It’s a mistake to discard the essay portion of the SAT

We understand not every student is destined to be a Shakespeare, a T.S. Elliot or a Joseph Pulitzer. But putting a noun, verb and object in the proper order is not rocket science. And asking that the SATs test such knowledge and that it be taught in our classrooms is to demand only the basics in education.

Via Removing Essay Requirement From SAT Misguided @ CAFFEINATED POLITICS.