Scantron Inventor Michael Sokolski Dies — [R] [I] [P]

Sad day in the world of standardized testing … the genius who invented Scantron has passed away.

Michael Sokolski — who co-founded Scantron in 1972 — died June 13 at the age of 85 … after suffering from congestive heart failure.

Sokolski didn”t just change the world of education … after WW2, he fought with Polish Forces under the British Eighth Army Command from 1945 to 1947 … and was honored with the Italy Star and War Medal for his service.

Pencils down.

Michael Sokolski has died.