A bad final finish

A bad final finish

No way NCEA can regarnish
with a fine finish, polish or varnish
Guess NCEA’s one-way
Yes defeat bad maths today
NCEA has a sad mad tarnish

Alan Grace
9 December 2017

Exam stress is bad enough without inappropriate questions.
This year the New Zealand NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement ) Level 1 Maths exam (usually sat in Year 11) was claimed to be too tough.

Click on the NCEA tag (on left under heading for this post) for more info or click on
(you may like to try a couple of questions)



Other possibilities for lines 3-4 (from previous poems):

Don’t fault my suggestion
Result is in question

Send it into exile
Resistance is futile

Which lines do you prefer?

Daily prompt: Varnish

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