Forget fingerpainting and snack time, students as young as five years-old will be the next to face standardized tests.
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A national push to make public schools more rigorous and hold teachers more accountable has led to a vast expansion of testing in kindergarten.
More exams are on the way including a test meant to determine whether five year-olds are on track to succeed in college and a career.
A vice president for ACT Inc. says they plan to roll out college readiness exams for kids age 8 to 18.
At least 25 states now mandate at least one formal assessment during kindergarten.