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Standardized testing time is right around the corner, which means many high school students are going to bury their heads in books preparing them for the SAT and ACT.
But are these tests completely necessary?
NPR reported that standardized testing may not have much of an impact on students, and may be more trouble than it’s worth, according to a new study.
"Human intelligence is so multifaceted, so complex, so varied, that no standardized testing system can be expected to capture it," said William Hiss, one of the study’s authors.
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