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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: EJ599011
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
None of the Above: The Promise and Peril of High-Stakes Testing.
Hess, Frederick M.; Brigham, Frederick
American School Board Journal, v187 n1 p26-29 Jan 2000
High-stakes tests can set a clear, challenging hurdle for students and schools, while increasing the numbers of failing kids. Costs and benefits include increased equity, clear and focused curricula, efficient use of resources, achievement-based school personnel evaluations, limited local decision making, narrow curriculum, and favored course content. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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