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Cultural & Global Issues: Standardized Testing

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Article Name: Standardized Tests: Making Our Students and Teachers Sick?
Source: US News
Author: Elaine Cox
Date Published: November 16, 2015
Guiding Question: What impacts have standardized test had on America's education system?
Grade Level: 10.3

Article Name: Study Says Standardized Testing is Overwhelming Nation’s Public Schools
Source: Washington Post
Author: Lyndsey Layton
Date Published: October 24, 2015
Guiding Question: How many standardized test does the average student take during public school?
Grade Level: 10.3

Article Name: As States Drop out of PARCC’s Common Core Test, Faithful Carry On
Source: Washington Post
Author: Emma Brown
Date Published: July 22, 2015
Guiding Question: How are different states dealing with the Parcc test?
Grade Level: 10.4

Article Name: Is the Use of Standardized Tests Improving Education in America?
Source: ProCon.org
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last updated on April 3, 2015
Guiding Question: How effective is standardized testing?
Grade Level: 10.5

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Article Name: A Teacher's Troubling Account of Giving a 106-Question Standardized Test to 11 Year Olds
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Valerie Strauss
Date Published: October 6, 2013
Guiding Question: How does standardized testing impact teachers, students, and learning?
Grade Level: 7.5

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