What Do Standardized Tests Prove? by Sana Chaudhry

The Harbinger

Every year students all across the country prepare to take standardized tests that are supposed to measure the level of competency based on the testers application of knowledge and skills. However, within the past few years, questions of the legitimacy of these standardized tests and whether they truly measure how much a student has actually learned have been raised. Though the government has attempted to standardize the education system to provide students with the basic skills set to maintain a decent lifestyle, the failure and loopholes throughout our standardized system have remained present, begging the question: What is our government trying to achieve?

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