Several years ago I proctored a PSAT exam. Things were hectic. We had a short time to set up the room and not much time to give out papers and instructions to the students. I explained to the group they had to stop at the end of each section. I told them they could not go on until I told them to. One girl in the room did not listen. Once, twice, three times I had to stop her. Finally I called an administrator and she was removed. It was only after the exam was over that I learned this poor child was only in the country a few weeks and spoke no English. I felt horrible about the way I treated her but even worse about her being subjected to a grueling exam for hours. The poor student was forced to look at page after page of what appeared to be nonsense. I can only imagine her frustration and then the humuilation she felt being removed.
I believe it is prestigious for the school to have a large number students take this test and they might even get money for each child doing so. How low we have become! This is just a legal form of prostitution and these kids are being made into slaves, forced to do their master's bidding.