Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceStandards & Testing · 1 decade ago

Bias and standardized tests?

Many educators argue that standardized tests are inherently discriminatory. As a teacher, what steps would you take to minimize bias in testing and grouping practices?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The bias that many people speak about are concerning the reading passages that you see. Often the subject matter in these passages are based upon a Caucasian background, so asking your students to read a variety of texts, articles, and books will give them a better breadth of knowledge.

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