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Juniors Taiki Yamauchi and Hari Harish assemble their Robotics 1 final project, a robot that can play a game of Rocket League in real life. With both projects and standardized exams available as options of testing student knowledge, it is vital for Jefferson to find the balance between the two.

It’s time for testing

Tori Isidro, Staff Writer
February 23, 2024
Standardized tests are intended to create a fair testing environment for all students, but when in-class instruction and test preparation resources differ from classroom to classroom, this fairness can be compromised. It’s worth considering where test standardization is to Jefferson’s benefit, and where an unstandardized framework might be beneficial.

Follies of standardization

Eli Tillemann, Staff Writer
February 11, 2023
This year was the first year at Jefferson that participants in the PISA used a computer, instead of manually writing their answers.

PISA testing goes awry

Samantha Yap, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016
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