In 10-14-95 posting to this list Tad Watanabe <email@example.com> writes:
>As far as standardized testing is concerned, I have mentioned this >before, but it is somewhat troublesome to hear the leader of "reform" >movements simply dismiss them.
Doesn't "standardized" simply mean that everyone is measured on the same scale? Isn't that a good thing?
I think some people believe "standardized tests" are restricted to norm-referenced, multiple-choice tests. This has not been true for several years, although those continue to be the most widely-used standardized tests.