Essays in Education


The following is a case study one Illinois high school’s test results using the EXPLORE® and PLAN® tests in correlation with the students’ academic history. Juniors were administered the PLAN test in tenth grade and three years of academic history were reviewed. Seniors were administered the EXPLORE test in ninth grade, the PLAN test in tenth grade, and two years of academic history were reviewed. The results of this case study analysis have lead to recommendations regarding curriculum and its correlation to these specific standardized tests.

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