Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Understanding High-Stakes Testing and Its Impact on LD Students

"High-stakes" testing is used to describe tests that have high stakes for individual students.

Students who do not pass these standardized tests may face serious consequences, such as being held back a grade level or not receiving a standard HS diploma.

Twenty-six states now either have or are preparing to implement high school exit exams.

To learn about how these tests can effect LD students, download and read this informative article from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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