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Testing in the Schools

A collection of articles on testing in the schools, including articles on standardized testing and testing issues.

Testing in the Schools Articles

No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is a piece of bipartisan education reform that was proposed by President George W. Bush during his first week in office, and passed by Congress on January 8, 2002. Read this article to learn more about this important law.

Standardized Testing Statistics
What are standardized test scores? How does standardized testing work, and how do the test scores impact students and their? Keep reading to find information and statistics associated with standardized testing.

School Testing
Several different kinds of testing go on in most schools. This article introduces some of the different kinds of tests you may encounter in school settings, including classroom tests, district and state tests, national tests, and college admissions tests.

Standardized Tests: Overview
In this standardized tests overview we will present the pros and cons of the ongoing standardized testing debate. Keep reading for information on different types of standardized tests and the debate about standardized tests.

Testing Issues
Testing issues have become a big topic in recent years. Standards for test scores, like No Child Left Behind, make teachers and administrators more focused on test results. Learn about the impact testing issues have on how teachers present subject matter.