Why Is Standardized Testing Apart American Education

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Standardized testing has been apart of American education since the mid 1800s. Standardized testing has dramatically increased since the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 as it was required in all fifty states. Rankings in the states have decreased since the No Child Left Behind Act and it has been thought education in the United States has been a failure due to high poverty levels, teacher quality, student desire to thrive, and different school testing policies. The issue of standardized testing starts with, is it actually helping education in America. Every student deserves an effective teaching system which works to better their education; standardized tests are not working towards advancing student education. Therefore, standardized testing

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