standardized testing

New School Tests Begin
Students in hundreds of schools across the state have been participating in a test run of the new assessment exam that should officially launch during the next school year.
High-Stakes Testing Backed By Parents: Poll
Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.