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CBS News Investigates: The Trouble with Testing (Part I) #827397

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The recent scoring problems on the SAT college aptitude exams and the boom in standardized testing noted.

(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The growing problem of scoring accuracy examined; map shown of states with scoring blunders since the No Child Left Behind law took effect; details given about the lawsuit against scoring company NCS after Minnesota tests were incorrectly scored in 2000. [Iowa Basic Skills Test author H.D. HOOVER††- says the testing industry is overburdened; notes the difficulty in maintaining quality control.] [Former NCS employee Jon OSMUNDSON††- comments on the time crunch problem; says parents should be vigilant.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Keteyian, Armen

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