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Is standardized testing an effective way to measure a school's teaching success?

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Poll Results: 1,164 votes
60%
No, there are many other factors to consider.
 
22%
It isn't perfect, but what else is there?
 
11%
Yes, it provides objective, quantifiable data.
 
5%
I don't know.
 
2%
I don't care.
 



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Stardust Noel
Saturday August 16, 2014, 10:31 AM


Don't know

Catman P.
Thursday July 31, 2014, 2:28 AM


no

Dave C.
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 12:16 PM


no....too many other variables.

Natasha Salgado
Sunday June 15, 2014, 12:29 AM


No

Mary T.
Thursday May 22, 2014, 6:32 PM


no

Rebecca B.
Saturday April 19, 2014, 10:49 AM


Wish I caught this before it closed. But no, I don't think it does. Tests don't account for real life situations and don't teach application in the real world. Also it puts more pressure on students and teachers to perform to the tests only.

A F.
Monday April 14, 2014, 8:39 PM


more polls please

Panchali Yapa
Saturday April 5, 2014, 6:58 AM


Voted

Laura Saxon
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 4:42 AM


No.

Sue H.
Monday February 3, 2014, 10:25 PM


No. There has got to be a better way.



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