Standardized Testing: Improving Student Education

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“What better way to prove you’ve learned something than to perform a task based on that learning?” Testing helps toward student improvement and the improvement of the curriculum while being non- discriminatory giving every student a chance to do well on the tests, and to help the student prepare for their future as they make their place in the world as a productive worker in society. Standardized testing at the SEEALL Academy University helps to benefit everyone and has a positive approach to collecting data, organizing the facts, and helping to improve student education. Data collected from testing helps as a base knowledge to help improve education for students and teachers. By a way of example, "The new law will empower parents, citizens,…show more content…
The test gives teachers and principals information about how each child is performing and help them to diagnose and meet the needs of each student. They will also give policymakers and leaders at the state and local levels critical information about which schools and districts are succeeding and why so this success may be expanded and any failures addressed." ("Archived: Helping Families, Schools, and Communities Understand and Improve Student Achievement." Archived: Helping Families, Schools, and Communities Understand and Improve Student Achievement. Web. Mar.-Apr. 2016.) The quote explains how the standardized testing results benefit the teachers, students, parents, schools etc. The data collected from the results show parents the quality education their children are getting at school, also the requirements of their child 's teachers and their child progress in education subjects. These results also give collected information of student progress and how to help the students to meet the curriculum of the school year. As well as, giving policymakers and leaders at the state of which schools and districts are succeeding and which aren 't, to make the success expand and for the failures to be addressed. "In a certain sense, however,…show more content…
Taking annual testing for students helps prepare them for the future, whether for college or for future references of jobs etc. “The same is true of annual academic assessment. Because education lasts children a lifetime, leads to their financial security, and gives them a chance to pursue the American dream, we want to know which children are catching on and which ones are not. Then we want to take the ones who are not and teach them how to read, how to add, how to study, how to study, and how to learn.” ( "Archived: Helping Families, Schools and Communities Understand and Improve Student Achievement." Archived: Helping Families, Schools and Communities Understand and Improve Student Achievement. Web. Mar.-Apr. 2016. ) It is true that education lasts children a lifetime, which makes education important for students to be able to improve and reach achievements. But to those who need help getting there, and to those who do need help they will be taught how to read, how to add, study, and how to learn to get those students to where they are needed to go for future success. “Employers need to have confidence that a high school diploma means something, that a graduate has the knowledge and skills needed to succeed. Members of a community need to have confidence that with each high school graduation, a new group of educated, productive citizens is on its way to taking on important roles in society.” ( "Archived: Helping Families, Schools and Communities Understand and

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