of people believe increased testing negatively affects instruction.
a year is given to the testing industry for development and grading of tests.
of states using high-stakes exit exams saw declines in ACT scores.
Testing ≠ Learning
Don’t Play High Stakes With Our Kids.
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Our Kids are More than a Test Score
High-stakes testing is a growing problem in the United States as legislators force it into schools, against our better judgment as teachers and parents. In fact, high-stakes testing is proven to have adverse effects on learning and instruction. So what do we do about it? What we do with any classroom bully – stand up to them.