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Evaluating Performance-Based Assessments

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Assessment is a multi-faceted issue, it should be viewed as such when attempting to gauge an accurate understanding of learners. Several states have implemented performance-based assessments into standardized testing, in addition to including assignments such as student portfolios and presentations for the supplementary measure of learner understanding (Edutopia, 2015). Consequently, the pressure for school administrations to perform has led to poor judgment, inadequate decision-making, in addition to educational scandals. For instance, the scandal at Harvard in 2013 lead to about 70 withdrawing from school after academic exam responses were supplied by peer learners (Perez-Pena, 2013). Administrators in K-12 have also been involved in

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