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Education Evaluations

There are a variety of ways to assess student achievement and knowledge, but the most common and least expensive is standardized testing. Learn ways to discuss testing of academic skills and evaluation with your child's teachers. Be an advocate for your child to make sure they're being assessed in ways that measure their competencies and learn strategies for teaching your child to be more successful with tests and evaluations.

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    Legal Context of Grading

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    Tips for Using Rigor, Relevance and Relationships to Improve Student Achievement

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    Informal Methods of Assessment

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    Is High-Stakes Testing Cheating Your Kid?

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