Standardized testing, as it is being used presently, is a flawed way of testing the skills of today’s students. Too much time is being devoted to preparing students for standardized tests. You cannot effectively address multiple perspectives within a single paper, as you want to make coherent points to support your position.
Many students did not pass the test their first time, and were forced to go through the test up to four more times, and if they did not pass the test in this amount of time, they did not graduate.
It is hard to test students in this way since no one was taught the same way all 12 years or learned the same exact things; these differences are why people are different (Popham 2).
“Standardized Achievement Tests: Misnamed and Misleading.” Education Week.
"The Toll Standardized Tests Take." National Education Association.
Schools have an obligation to prepare students for life, and with the power standardized tests have today, students are being cheated out of a proper, valuable education and forced to prepare and improve their test skills.
Too much time, energy, and pressure to succeed are being devoted to standardized tests.
When researching, having a topic that is of interest to you will create a more enjoyable experience in your research.
Choosing a topic that is not interesting can cause you to lose interest, get bored, and could possibly result is a lower grade since it will not be your best work.
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