Why multiple-choice tests might be here to stay

11/28/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

Multiple-choice tests allow educators to test students on a variety of topics quickly, experts say, with some adding that the tests more accurately assess students' overall knowledge. However, Robert Schaeffer, FairTest public-education director, notes that multiple-choice tests make it easy for students to guess correct answers or recall facts, but aren't good for students who are disciplined and follow a process.

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