Standardized Testing Vs Standardized Testing

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In today’s society, especially junior and senior year of high school, everyone is too concerned with standardized testing and standardized testing scores. Professionals are question whether teachers are focused on teaching the subject or teaching the test. According to the article “Teach to the Test?,” Teachers are becoming restrictive to curriculums due to rather educators wanting students to “pass” the test. Teaching to the test can be both good and bad, it is good if curriculums are made correctly that allow students to learn what they are supposed to. Whereas, teaching the test can be equally as bad. If educators focus on test taking skills and testing format; how our students supposed to learn the needed material to “pass the test” (Phelps).
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