HighStakesTesting

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What is it? High stakes testing are tests that play a significant role in making a decision or that have considerable consequences for a school, educator, or student
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Occurs at different levels School: financial reward or closure/restructure Educator: bonuses or replacement/removal Student: promotion to next grade, granting diplomas, giving scholarships, allowing students to enroll elsewhere if the school is low performing
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Motivation is important for success Key in education policy No Child Left Behind Rewards for good performance=incentive
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Benefits Make achievement gaps apparent No group ‘left behind’ Establish clear performance expectations for Education system is more cohesive Increase student performance Students & teachers are more motivated
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References http://aim.cast.org/learn/historyarchive/backgroundpapers/ncac_high_stakes_testi
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