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Document Number: 4465

Title I: Characteristics of Tests Will Influence Expenses; Information Sharing May Help States Realize Efficiencies - According to this report from the General Accounting Office (GAO), over the next six years states could spend $1.9-$5.3 billion implementing No Child Left Behind testing requirements. Spending at the lower level would entail all states relying on machine-scored, multiple-choice tests. The report estimates that under the current mix of tests used by states, costs would be close to $4 billion. (GAO, May 2003)...

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