ERIC Number: ED190649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct-24
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Symposium on Minimum Competency Testing (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 24-25, 1979).
Mid-Atlantic Teacher Corps Network, Philadelphia, PA.; Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Coll. of Education.
The conference's keynote address is presented by Bernard C. Watson. Papers include: Vantage from the State Department of Education, by Robert G. Scanlon (Pennsylvania); Minimum Competency: As the Public Sees the Question, by Jacqueline Grennan Wexler; Minimum Competency Testing (MCT): A Tripartite Response from the Profession, by W. James Popham; MCT: a Dissenting View, by Arthur E. Wise; Summary of Findings and Recommendations from a National Survey on Minimum Competencies, by Richard M. Bossone; Accountability: The Job of the Local Education Agency, by Jean F. Emmons (Trenton, N.J.); Text of Comments, by United States Representative William H. Gray, III; Problems of Implementation of Minimum Competency Requirements, by Luis Mercado (New York, N.Y.); Problems of Implementation of a State Level Perspective, by John W. Porter (Michigan); The New ABC's for a New Educational Agenda, by Chuck Stone; An Inside-Outside View of a Minimum Competency Program, by Haron J. Battle (Gary, IN); MCT: A Workable Approach, by Barry B. Beal (Denver, CO); Competency Testing, Problems and Solutions: A Legal Perspective, by David G. Carter, Sr.; MCT: Problems and Solutions for the Eighties, by Carol Anne Dwyer; and Minimum Competency: a National Responsibility, by Robert L. Ebel. (GDC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Bureaucracy, Community Attitudes, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Legal Problems, Minimum Competencies, Minimum Competency Testing, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation, School Districts, State Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Testing Problems, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Atlantic Teacher Corps Network, Philadelphia, PA.; Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Coll. of Education.