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Be You, Not the Test | Amoi Smith | TEDxNorthHighSchool
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Added Jul 6, 2016
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What is the perspective of a high schooler when it comes to the barrage of standardized testing in American education? Amoi Smith offers her point of view and an idea of her own way to test the success of our students, the BE YOU test. We apologize for the audio quality.

Amoi is a sophomore at North High School. For Amoi's whole life, academics and involvement have been a priority. College has always been her goal. She is a very driven student and loves to take on challenging tasks. As she has progressed in life, she has learned that being such a scholarly student isn't a bad thing as some would think. She has learned that academics and being a motivated individual will get her very far. She is very excited to see what her future holds.

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