An op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal just before Christmas by William Bennett and Chester Finn underscored the integral relationship between the push for high-stakes testing which they "standards" , and the effort to undermine public schooling which they "freedom" . The latter bit of spin is interesting in .Test Today, Privatize Tomorrow Using Accountability to "Reform" Public Schools to. Article April Reads. Cite this publication. Alfie Kohn. CitationsCitations29; ReferencesReferences4 An April 2004 cover features a wolf in sheep 's clothing with an apple in its mouth, implying that a government .Re: "Test Today, Privatize Tomorrow" by Alfie Kohn Posted: 8:51 AM accurate Kohn 'sysis of the very strategies we Despite the quote in Kohn 's article, the state of M.achusetts has not raised their p.ing level simply because most students are p.ing. Unfortunately, the current minimum score .Test Today, Privatize Tomorrow. Using Accountability to "Reform" Public Schools to. By Alfie Kohn. I just about fell off my desk chair the other day when I came across my own name in an essay by a conservative . case, the article notes correctly, I fear that "our two political parties . . . can find common ground..