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New Illinois Plan to have Harder Test More Often

As Illinois received news that its schools did not meet No Child Left Behind student progress standards, it prepared for new student testing and teacher evaluation systems. The tests will be harder and administered more often. “We’re no longer going to be looking at just a bubble multiple choice test. We’re going to be expecting those students to demonstrate the application of knowledge. And that requires a different type of teaching,” said State Superintendent Christopher Koch.

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