What Is Wrong With Standardized Testing

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A child’s ability to learn and critically think has taken a back seat to the amount of standardized testing in today’s schools which become the priority. In my opinion there are too many test and not enough thought and creativity happen in the school systems today. My children have four standardized test throughout one school year. They have taken away all recess in order to have the additional fifteen minutes a day to prepare them for these test. This year they implemented the early arrival secession in order to access an additional fifteen to twenty minutes more achieved by students arriving at school mandated to report immediately to their assigned class. Thus taking away their morning social time before school starts. Whereas again the
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