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Study the skills, not the tests
Teach students, not tests, nor books. Nevertheless, we must be mindful of the end result.
There is no way a person studying to take a test to obtain his or her first driver’s permit should study from the history book.
So it is expected that in order to pass the state-mandated test they would study the skills to be tested.