Pro: Standardized testing is needed to measure growth. 

Joy Chen

September 28, 2020

  Recently, United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, issued a letter to state school chiefs announcing the administration’s plans to enforce national standardized testing requirements for K-12 students. Schools are ...

Con: Standardized tests create added stress.

Brianna Tang

September 28, 2020

  In an effort to close widening disparities in test scores, California switched from the California Standards Test to Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) for students to test each Spring. These tests were d...

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