High-Stakes Testing: Accountability and Problems


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High-stakes testing results can impact all of the following EXCEPT:

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1. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?

2. Which of the following statements is TRUE of high-stakes testing and accountability?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

High-stakes testing is a hot topic in today's educational environment. This quiz and worksheet will test how well you understand the pros and cons of this type of testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your comprehension of:

  • What's involved in high-stakes testing
  • Effects of test results
  • No Child Left Behind Act
  • Advantages and disadvantages of this testing model

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the relate lesson on high stakes testing
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as high-stakes testing and accountability
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 calls for and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about the effects of high-stakes testing, check out the accompanying lesson titled High-Stakes Testing: Accountability and Problems. This following objectives pertain to this lesson:

  • Explain problems that high-stakes testing aims to solve
  • Discuss in more details the advantages and disadvantages of high-stakes testing
  • Describe controversy surrounding high-stakes testing
  • Become familiar with the guidelines proposed by the American Psychological Association for high-stakes testing