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    Why is it important to assess student progress and what are the potential consequences of avoiding the process?

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    I find that the most important reason to assess progress for students in general education is to provide each student and parent regarding student development; if there is a need for improvement, it can be accomplished while time still exists to do so. If the student is doing well, it allows parent and student to continue efforts to keep grades high.

    If progress is not shared with student and at home, by the time the parent finds out there is a problem, there may not be time left for improvement. A major consequence is that once a grade goes onto a report card, ...

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    Assessments of students' progress are justified. Examples are given to validate.