Standardized Testing of Students

Standardized Testing of Students.

Standardized Testing of Students Standardized testing of students to determine the effectiveness of curriculum, the competency of educators and to facilitate placement of studentts has become a hot button issue and an industry unto itself. Why does such a business flourish in a society that touts the supremacy of individual? What benefit, if any, do standardized tests offer test givers, test takers, and those who use the results to determine placement. Is there a political and/or economic gain and for whom? Foundaions of American Education “ Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, fiftteenth edition by James A Johnson et al., Video œThe secrets of the SAT, Parts 1 and 2, and websites that reflect on how testing impacts the individual, famil, society, democracy, and education.

Standardized Testing of Students

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