Accountability & Standardized Testing in Education in the 21st Century


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When every child in a state takes the same test, it is a _____ test.

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1. The No Child Left Behind law requires states to:

2. Title I funding are federal funds that go to _____ schools.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When every child in a state takes the same test, it is known as a statewide standardized test. This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on your knowledge of modern standardized testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • The definition of statewide standardized testing
  • The requirements set out by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act
  • The definition of Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Who receives Title I funding
  • Criticisms of the NCLB act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the No Child Left Behind Act
  • Information recall- access your knowledge of Title I funding requirements
  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of adequate yearly progress and what it means for schools

Additional Learning

To learn more about statewide testing, review the accompanying lesson on Modern Standardized Testing in Education. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Understand the importance of skill and knowledge evaluation
  • Define the type of assessment where every child in a particular state takes the same test under the same conditions
  • Understand the act that was created for education equality
  • Define the federal funds provided to schools with a high percentage of low income students
  • Understand what is required of low income schools in order to keep federal funding