ERIC Number: ED205627
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Minimum Competency Testing: Mixing Political and Educational Agendas.
Nafziger, Dean H.
This conference paper examines issues regarding minimum competency testing, including: (1) the history and current status of minimum competency testing programs, in the U.S. and especially in the Midwest; (2) technical characteristics of minimum competency tests; (3) the relationship of minimum competency tests to the regular curriculum and testing program; (4) implementation and evaluation questions for minimum competency testing programs; and (5) accomplishment of minimum competency testing goals. (Author/APM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Note: Paper prepared for the Midwest Policy Seminar (St. Louis, MO, October 15-17, 1980). Seminar convened by the Urban Education Program, CEMREL, Inc. For related documents, see UD 021 090 and UD 021 096-098. Some tables may be marginally legible due to reproduction quality of original document.