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Educators Don't Necessarily Grade Common Core Tests

With standardized tests incorporating more critical thinking and writing portions, the need for human graders has increased, leading large testing corporations like Pearson to hire part-time graders.

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With standardized tests incorporating more critical thinking and writing portions, the need for human — rather than computer — graders has increased, leading large testing corporations like Pearson to hire part-time graders. Those workers come from a variety of backgrounds, and many have little teaching experience, raising questions about whether the training and scoring processes can lead to inaccuracies. (The New York Times)

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