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“It Makes Me Sad Because I Think… I Can Never Be Good Enough.” What Students Are Saying About High-Stakes Testing.

Abstract Much research has been conducted regarding the current state of public education within the United States. Very little of that research bodes well for the system’s current circumstances or for the direction our system is headed. The debate stems around two opposing ideologies. One believes that there needs to be more accountability via high-stakes testing and the continuum of the status quo that the country has maintained for centuries, regardless of the effect it may be having on the students’ well-being. While the opposing view sees high-stakes testing as a contributing factor to the seemingly unproductive, chaotic, and even harmful conundrum of bias and hegemony that shows a positive correlation of deleterious effects to student well-bei... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Khaleesi, Casey (Author) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Bertrand, Melanie (Committee member) / Broberg, Gregory (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational tests & measurements / Education policy / AzMERIT / children's rights / children's voice / high-stakes testing / student well-being
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 71 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social and Cultural Pedagogy 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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