Re: Why It’s Time to Get Rid of Standardized Tests

“Why It’s Time to Get Rid of Standardized Tests”

Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2012/10/11/why-its-time-to-get-rid-of-standardized-tests/#ixzz29E8wWLOH

Research repeatedly shows that tests heavily advantage some and disadvantage others. So why do we still rely on them?
By Noliwe M. Rooks | @nrookie | October 11, 2012

The reason we still use them is they are accurate.  The ones disadvantaged are disadvantaged because they can’t do the work as well the ones who are advantaged.  It is like a sprint race between ones advantaged by being faster over those disadvantaged by being slower.

 

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