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Are standardized tests more harmful than helpful?

Anyone who went to public school knows the burden of standardized tests. We’ve got yearly state testing, not to mention all of pre-college testing and preparations. But what good are all those tests when our education system ranks so low? We rank far lower, for example, than Finland, and they take stunningly fewer tests than we do here in the States. This video examines the usefulness of testing and also digs into the question of whether we are over-testing our students.

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