By the way, Einstein did take a standardized test, an entrance exam to a Swiss university.
Thank goodness they weeded the incompetent bastard out.
"Tests used to be just for evaluating students, but now the testing of students is used to evaluate teachers and, in fact, the entire educational system. On an individual level, some students and parents have noticed a change — more standardized tests and more classroom and homework time devoted to preparation for them.
So what exactly do test scores tell us?"
Read more: What Do Test Scores Tell Us? by Gary Gutting : The New York Times