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Editorial: Standardized tests hurt American schools

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

April 26, 2018

Students around the United States are being forced to cram their minds with formulas and tricks to do their best on standardized tests while many will  never use those skills again. Many schools across the country have protested against standardized testing for a variety of different reasons. Standardi...

Making the Grade: Memory for the long haul

Sophomores Daniela Farias (right) and Fatima Asghar (left) study for a chemistry test on  November 23, 2015. Using flashcards to practice vocabulary, Farias and Asgar steal bites of lunch at Hershey High School, in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

October 5, 2015

By: Maura Longenecker Testing isn't only used to show intelligence; it also demonstrates memory retention. Testing is one way of seeing memory retention, or the ability to remember, in action. Retaining information affects everyone. After all, everyone can retain information using their sense...

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