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Once a child reaches middle school they no longer need help with reading, right? Wrong, according to the new and improved Striving Readers Act recently introduced in the United States House and Senate
Critics of NCLB believe that the law's emphasis on skills, standards and test scores may have a serious downside, especially for gifted children.
Has Obama and his administration made good on his education promises?
Describes the current status of the goals for science education.  Goals include scientific knowledge and methods, societal issues, personal needs, and career
Summarizes frequent uses of standardized achievement tests including screening, determining eligibility, and monitoring progress.
Read about a variety of scores that can be used when interpreting students' test performance including the raw, percentage and derived scores.
Summarizes the use of a norm-referenced test which provides information on the relative standing of students.
Highlights the importance of reliability as one of the most important factors when selecting tests as well as sources of error in the assessment process.
Lists and describes the ten curriculum standards for social studies.
Fourth-grade students performing at the Basic level are able to follow simple procedures, manipulate simple materials, make observations, and record data. Read
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