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Bless the tests: Three reasons for standardized testing | The Thomas ...

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Mar 18, 2015 ... All of these outcome measures are based on standardized test results. ... There are good schools and rotten ones; there are high-flying ...

Don't Believe the Hype: Standardized Tests Are Good for Children ...

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Jan 11, 2016 ... A major effort is underway to cut back on standardized testing because many, including President Obama and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ...

Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing - Office of Work/Life

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Standardized testing holds teachers and schools accountable. ... Standardized testing gives parents a good idea of how their children are doing as compared to.

12 Primary Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing | Green Garage

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Jan 20, 2016 ... Standardized testing has been part of the US educational system since the ... while 69% state that it is good for measuring a school's quality.

Here's Why We Don't Need Standardized Tests - Education Week

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Jul 8, 2014 ... There are two main arguments against using standardized tests to guarantee that students reach at least a ..... Standardized testing is not good.

Teacher Voice: In Defense of Standardized Testing | SCORE

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May 20, 2014 ... Teacher Voice: In Defense of Standardized Testing .... Good teachers in Tennessee are transitioning to the Common Core State Standards ...

A Look at the Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

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Jun 18, 2015 ... Standardized Testing: Good Points and Bad ... Standardized testing has both positive and negative aspects and when used effectively can play ...

High marks for standardized tests - The Washington Post

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Aug 1, 2013 ... Opponents of standardized tests typically rely on three basic ... Another oft-heard argument is that standardized tests drive .... Good for them.

The Value of Standardized Testing - Huffington Post

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Jul 31, 2013 ... The key to good standardized testing is to test twice a year, both spring and fall, to prepare children and to communicate to them that this is just ...

Six Reasons Why the Revolt Against Standardized Testing Is Good ...

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Mar 14, 2016 ... Boycotting standardized tests may seem like a good idea, but hurts black learners most….White parents from well-funded and highly ...

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Standardized Tests - ProCon.org

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Is the use of standardized tests improving education in America? ... of their children's abilities" and 69% say the tests "are a good measure of the schools' quality.

Breaking Down the Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing - Teaching

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Standardized testing is used to evaluate both student and teacher performance. Standardized testing has many pros and cons that are highly debated.

The Good in Standardized Testing | Boston Review

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Sep 2, 2014 ... One of our students had just taken her first-ever standardized test, a practice version of the entrance examination for an elite magnet high ...