Testing Is The Bane Of The United State 's Educational System

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Standardized testing is the bane of the United State’s educational system. It causes fear and stress in students and can cause confusion and teaching problems fpr teachers.It bankrups schools fires teachers and ruins kid lives.A standardized test is any form of test that (1) requires all test takers to answer the same questions, or a selection of questions from common bank of questions, in the same way, and that (2) is scored in a “standard” or consistent manner, which makes it possible to compare the relative performance of individual (Standardized Test Definition) To understand why over testing is harmful to students you must know the consequences of standardized testing. First you must know about the history of the standardized education movement and what is did to society.The losses of learning time,The losses of love and creativity of learning,The creation of a sterile/changes environment of a school day,week,or even month, and the physical and emotional effect on student and teachers.
To truly understand the effect of standardized testing one must know its history.It all started with the clintion administration who plan for the begening was to standerdize testing and creat a national standers for teaching .One of the biggest problems was its bypassing of curriulum and standards.Another big problem was the large scale argument of Sentor Lynne VS Senator Cheney about the not yet established history standards(Ravitch). An argument that started over what the new
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