Mid-unit tests aim to help N.J. teachers make data-driven decisions

08/23/2010 | Record (Hackensack, N.J.), The

Teachers in a New Jersey school district will test students more frequently this year and use the data from the mid-unit tests to determine whether students understand the lessons. Teachers also will give students more time to work on areas where they struggle before moving on to new material. The change is part of a statewide push for "formative assessment" in schools.

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