According to WikipediA, this immage was gotten up and spread about by some Indiana University students many many years Ago (1890). For the better education of the students of to-day, it is transcribed below.
Previously I posted about a box that had filmstrips in it. Here is the side of it, detailing the interesting logo that looks reminiscent of Planned Parenthood’s, and the subject matter of the filmstrips:
Probably everyone in the United States who went to school knows what a standardized test is. One of those fill-in-the-circles affairs that returns a percentile rank. Currently they are controversial on account of their potential use in teacher evaluations.
I found this certificate for an apparently long discontinued test, the National Educational Development Test:
The Science Research Associates that Lyle Spencer signed for had just been bought by IBM at the time, according to Wikipedia. Per a paper in ERIC, it was administered at least as late as 1993, but probably not much after since there is next to nothing on the Internet about it. Also per that paper, it took until 1982 to delete “gender, racial or ethnic bias”. Shades of the oarsman-regatta question once on the SAT?
Anyway, I notice this particular paper didn’t bother to tell the awardee what their performance was, just that it was “outstanding”.