Using several analyses of National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test data from 25 states, a link between pressures associated with high-stakes testing and student achievement could not be established. The results of this research suggest that increases in testing pressure are related to increased retention in grade and drop-out rates.
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Nichols, S. L., Glass, G. V., & Berliner, D. C. (2005). High-Stakes Testing and Student Achievement: Problems for the No Child Left Behind Act. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. Retrieved [date] from https://scholar.colorado.edu/nepc/419
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