Health Benefits Of Standardized Testing

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A girl is sitting in her bedroom the second week of school, papers are strewn all over the room. Among all the papers is the one packet that nobody wants to do, the keystone prep packet. The month is September the keystones aren’t until spring of the following year. Still the girl must do a keystone prep packet in September. Some say standardized testing is beneficial and others disagree. Forcing students to start preparing for a test months in advance is inducing stress and tension on the student’s mentality. Students have enough stress as it is already. Most students have three to five tests every week. Majority of the tests are back to back test periods. Standardized testing required for graduation is causing students to overexert themselves.
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