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Student achievement

Regis University

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Educational Implications Of High Stakes Testing, Nicole S. Caldwell May 2010

Educational Implications Of High Stakes Testing, Nicole S. Caldwell

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Student achievement has always been a critical concern in education, but it has become a particularly passionate issue since the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002. As a result of the act, standardized tests have become high stakes, and the futures of students, teachers, and schools have been put on the line. Research indicates that there are many negative implications of high stakes testing. The PowerPoint presentation developed for this project serves as an introduction to these implications and provides ideas for alternative assessment techniques. The target audience for this project is teachers, administrators, law makers ...