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Section 1: The Importance of Assessment

Section 1: The Importance of Assessment

This section will help you explain why the results of standardized assessments like theTexas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment are important to a student’s academic career.

An assessment can be any process used to measure learning.  The most common type of assessment is a test.  Educators use tests to document the academic readiness and learning progress of students from preschool through college and adulthood.