Standards Based Education
By: Ashley Wuller
What is the Reform?
-Teachers have a standard outline for their curriculum.
-Students are all evaluated in the same manner.
-It overall strives for equal education everywhere.
-Some nationals standards are not necessarily relevant to the learning needs of students in their local communities.
-Believed that the use of standardized tests adversely affects minorities, because the tests are rarely made culturally appropriate and are written for the majority.
-It can be seen as a detriment to students who do not perform well on standardized tests for any number of reasons.
-It is a one-size-fits-all approach at does not account for differences among learners, schools, and districts.