High Stakes Testing
Why Are They Doing This To Our Kids?

Stratman, Dave
http://connexions.org/CxArchive/NewDem/testing.htm
http://newdemocracyworld.org/old/testing.htm

Publisher:  New Democracy
Year Published:  2000  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11112

The tests are very destructive educationally. They test students on such a broad range of materials that teachers have to rush through the curriculum; they cannot allow real discussion or in-depth study. Education is reduced to memorization of disconnected facts.

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