Research suggests standardization of national achievement test is detrimental to the growth of literacy and in facilitating learning amongst students because of the decrease in the ranking of mastery and proficiency in Math after standardization has been implemented, the poor academic performance of students and the deteriorating standards in education and literacy.
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