According to Robert Kimball, a former Sharpstown High assistant principal who provided KHOU with much of its information, that is common practice in Houston. 'The secret of doing well in the 10th-grade tests is not to let the problem kids get to the 10th grade,' he said.
This guy is an American hero.
The secret of good test scores in elementary school is to get the special needs children out of the school.
The secret of good employment numbers (other than enabling a healthy economy) is getting people to stop looking.