Disadvantages Of Standardized Testing On Children

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Standardized testing is a way to unjustly put a number on a child and judge them on such number. In school children remember information that they know will be tested on in which after the test they vomit out the information and forget it in order to study for the next test. It is also a thing that adds stress and can hurt children every year. This system of testing needs to be adjusted in order to measure the true skills of children.
Many children every year are struggling with the thought of failing a class based on a test that tests if they passed a material on a first try. These tests are essential to know that children are learning the material they are supposed to but the system used to make and produce these tests are failing. Not only are they produced in a way that makes it harder for students to succeed but they use too much money on trying to make them.
These tests would stress me in ways that I would worry because I knew I was not a
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(Walberg, 2012, p. 8). It was also stated that children taking standardized tests complete more homework than those who don't. This shows that there might be some advantage to taking Standardized tests. And these are great and valid points on the opposing point of view on the subject and I really took them into account but still, in the end, this is a subject that has many bad implications that need to be changed for the good of the educational system.
In the end, I stand by my opinion and say that standardized testing needs to be changed in order to benefit all. And the was tests are taken should also be changed to the benefit of the students. These tests should also not be one of the only ways to get to a college or university since they are biased. This is a way that shows if students are on track but it is an application that needs to be changed and or edited for the greater

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