Five Things Parents Should Know About End-Of-Year Testing - Lavanda Michelle
Every spring, schools across the nation give students millions of standardized tests. Students sit for hours, filling in answer bubbles with their number two pencils for an exam that may span days. They’re told the tests are “important”, they need to “do their best”, and that they have “one chance” to show what they’ve learned. For any child--much less one with test anxiety, ADHD, or learning disabilities--it can be a painful process.