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Quality Of Schools Based On Standardised Test Performance

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Running Head: QUALITY OF SCHOOLS BASED ON STANDARDIZED TEST
PERFORMANCE
Quality of Schools Based on Standardized Test Performance
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QUALITY OF SCHOOLS BASED ON STANDARDIZED TEST PERFORMANCE 2
The conversation on standardized tests and competency in assessing learners'
understanding of a course has been going on for many decades. Generally, examinations have
been existent for many years, and in their absence, progress and measure of progress would not
be there. Learners in different levels of studies have encountered one or more standardized
testing. Uniform test was initiated in World War I to gauge the military's intellectual ability and
potential aptitude in the military(Haladyna et al., 1991). They were then used by the Soviet
Union in the inauguration of Sputnik and been utilized to enhance development and assisted in
advancing institutions and nations. The tests were later introduced in the informative curriculum
to gauge the learner's intellectual ability in a subject. Educational assessments have since
progressed in legitimacy and consistency right from their introduction. In the present day, the
standardized test has evolved and became the solitary mechanism of evaluating students and has
dramatically impacted the educational structure and learning institutions (Popham, 2001a). Each
nation has developed some form of standardized trials that its students must undertake at various
levels. Many countries no longer look at how students learn, but they use the tests to measure
their competency and accomplishments.
Over the years, there has been an immense growth in society's dependence on the concept
of standardized tests. The tests are utilized to judge how individuals, regions, states, and learning
centers progress in terms of performance. The system appears to generate a lot of dissatisfaction
and debate, yet it remains one of the world's continually developing industry (Sahlberg, 2010a).
The prominence on the standardized test is increasing regardless of the sporadic and robust
hostility. There are a lot of views in regards to standardized tests. The significant debates include
supporters who feel the tests benefit students, educators opposed to the tests, and those who feel
the tests are essential if done correctly. Recently, the question of how efficiently standardized

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Running Head: QUALITY OF SCHOOLS BASED ON STANDARDIZED TEST PERFORMANCE Quality of Schools Based on Standardized Test Performance Student’s Name Affiliation Course Name and Number Instructor’s Name Due Date QUALITY OF SCHOOLS BASED ON STANDARDIZED TEST PERFORMANCE 2 The conversation on standardized tests and competency in assessing learners' understanding of a course has been going on for many decades. Generally, examinations have been existent for many years, and in their absence, progress and measure of progress would not be there. Learners in different levels of studies have encountered one or more standardized testing. Uniform test was initiated in World War I to gauge the military's intellectual ability and potential aptitude in the military(Haladyna et al., 1991). They were then used by the Soviet Union in the inauguration of Sputnik and been utilized to enhance development and assisted in advancing institutions and nations. The tests were later introduced in the informative curriculum to gauge the learner's intellectual ability in a subject. Educational assessments have since progressed in legitimacy and consistency right from their introduction. In the present day, the standardized test has evolved and became the solitary mechanism of evaluating students and has dramatically impacted the educational structure and learning institutions (Popham, 2001a). Each nation has developed some form of standardized trials that its students must undertake at various level ...
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