Georgia's standardized tests for public-school students should be shortened and broadened beyond basic skills into more advanced and varied subjects

October 1990
Education Week;10/31/1990, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p2
The article reports on the proposal to shorten and broaden the standardized tests for public-school students in Georgia. The changes would allow students to spend fewer hours each year in taking standardized tests. The plan also calls to end the requirement that students pass a skills test to enter 4th grade. These proposals are scheduled to go before the state board of education for approval.


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