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Standardized testing is not good for public school systems

Standardized testing is not good for public school systems

Victoria Hoppe, Guest Writer

April 13, 2020

Since I started the 1st grade, I was told that I have to do standardized testing which would put my eyes in front of a computer in my school’s computer lab. At the time, I was a young 6 year old who was told to answer a series of questions like I was a lab rat. Of course, the questions were supposed to ...

Are You Prepared? SAT Testing Has Too Much Weight in Schools

Are You Prepared? SAT Testing Has Too Much Weight in Schools

Bethany Dunham

June 15, 2018

April is the month that every junior dreads; it’s the month of standardized testing. You can enjoy your spring break and then right when you get back testing begins. Teachers spend weeks upon weeks trying to prepare students for these tests, time that could be spent preparing students for college a...

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

maksim

May 31, 2016

When junior year comes around, Michigan high school students are required to take the American College Test (ACT) and then submit those scores to colleges they wish to attend. Now, starting with the class of 2017, students will have to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the change should be we...

There Should Be No Standardized Testing In Schools

There Should Be No Standardized Testing In Schools

LauraMartin

June 10, 2015

There is a test today. No big deal, right? The feeling of butterflies eating from the inside out comes when you remember there was no such thing as studying last night. Everyone gets the same test so everyone is treated the same. “This will take the entire hour,” the teacher says. With mostly multipl...

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