Just read a Boston Globe article by Leon Neyfakh over my morning espresso about changing assessments to assess 21st century skills of problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity.
"The skills they're trying to measure are much harder to detect and quantify than, say, whether someones know the quadratic formula..."
Check out the link below.
What to Test Instead? by Leon Neyfakh
p.s. Maybe we need to rethink this?