Survey: 64 percent say MO students are over tested

Published: May. 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2015 at 2:57 PM CDT
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COLUMBIA, MO (KFVS) - More than 64 percent of responders reported that Missouri's use of standardized testing is too much.

That's according to a survey of more than 5,700 Missouri State Teachers Association members.

Here are a few more findings according to MSTA:

  • More than 50 percent said testing took more time away from instruction this year than in the past.
  • Seventy-two percent of respondents teach in an area where a standardized test is required. More than 42 percent of those teach in elementary school.
  • More students exhibited signs of stress during this year's test.

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