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Standardized Achievement Tests: What Are They Good For? Hint: Not Cognitive Ability.

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It’s well known that good standardized test takers also tend to have high cognitive ability. That’s not a shocker. But until recently, very little research has looked at the effect of improving standardized achievement test performance. This is obviously a really important question, since we are so steeped in a standardized testing culture. Wouldn’t it [...]

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