Saturday, March 18, 2006

63% of All Statistics Are Made Up on the Spot

Don't believe that?

On the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL), it's encouraged.

Make up a statistic. Invent a quote. Attribute it to George Washington. Or George Bush. Or George Jefferson, perhaps.

Maybe this is the wave of the future. On second thought, maybe it's the wave of the present.
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