Standardized Testing Persuasive Speech

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Today I will talk about how standardized tests should be modified. I will be talking about how standardized tests are taking up too much class time and they need to be shorter. Standardized tests should be shorter they take up too much time and children have no fun at all with just worrying about the test. Standardized tests take all the fun out of a child's day. This essay will persuade the reader the the government needs to modify the test’s because they are taking up too much time, they are sucking the joy out of children because they have to worry about the tests, and that the test just repeats what they already tested on. First I will talk about how Standardized tests should be shorter. They should be modified by how long they are they take up 2.3% of class time. They spend all of their class room time dedicated to the tests. Students also spend 20-25 hours every year taking the test. 66 city school districts spend 20-25 hours every year taking the test. The tests should be modified because they take up too much time in the class period and the class time.…show more content…
Between Kindergarten and 12th grade students have to take the tests 3 times. The typical student take 112 tests between the kindergarten and the 12th grade. 8th grade kids spend an average of 25.3 hours during the school year taking standardized tests.The average pre-k class has 4.1 standardized tests. The third thing I will be talking about is how the standardized tests are just repeating themselves. The tests the the kids take the same tests they already learned and they keep reusing them. They are also trying to cut back on tests to shorten them and
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