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    Standard Testing and High-Stakes Testing

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    What are some of the effects of this trend toward standard setting and high-stakes testing?

    High-stakes testing also intrudes into classroom life. The time spent preparing students to take these tests has actually replaced time that would normally be spent on teaching and learning activities. Is this the best and most efficient way for teachers and administrators to spend their time and use their talent? And is this reallocation of classroom time in the best interests of students and their learning?

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    High-stakes testing is not conducive to the purposes of expanding student's knowledge and learning because it focuses on a narrow-minded approach to learning that is predicated upon students retaining a semblance of what is necessary for future academic ...

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    The expert examines the standard testing and high-stakes testing.