The Negative Influence Of Standardized Testing In Education
Requiring students to pass a standardized test to receive a high school diploma will not improve the educational standards or academic achievement in our schools. Every year students have to take tests to prove that they remember what they have learned that year and each year hundreds of students have panic attacks, blackouts, stress and they fail. In 2002 after no child left behind pass the standardized testing has not increase students achievement. Standardized testing hurts a student’s certainty, creates a multiple choice format that is ineffective, and created a multi-billion dollar industry that is worried about making money over improving standard achievement.
Many standardized testing hurts a student’s certainty because the test puts too much stress on student and make them sometimes fail the test. Failing a standardized test counts half of your overall grade. Children are less motivated, are denied a high-quality educational experience, and become more likely to leave school before graduating. Many students work hard all though the year and taking a test at the end of the year would hurt there grade and most likely call them to …show more content…
Students believe that taking a standardized test is difficult. The number of standardized tests U.S. public school students take has exploded in the past decade, with most schools requiring too many tests of dubious value, according to the first comprehensive survey of the nation’s largest districts. Standardized testing hurts a student’s certainty, creates a multiple choice format that is ineffective, and created a multi-billion dollar industry that is worried about making money over improving standard achievement. The goal of education is becoming a good person and becoming a more capable person than when you started. Learning is nothing but a means of accomplishing that goal, and it is dangerous to confuse the ends with the