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The Challenges of Standardized Tests

Updated: Mar 17


Standardized tests are often challenging for students, especially those with learning differences. Well, imagine how much greater the challenge can be when you are taking a test on a computer, there is a glitch, and the test itself is gone from the screen.

Such is the challenge in Texas with the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STARR). In this article, read about the challenges of administering tests electronically and how technical issues can negatively impact students, especially those with learning differences.

“Just like special education, when it comes to testing, one size doesn’t fit all.”

Read more here.