ERIC Number: EJ255615
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Social Consequences of Minimum Competence Testing.
Trusz, Andrew R.; Parks-Trusz, Sandra L.
Educational Studies, v12 n3 p231-41 Fall 1981
Examines the reasons behind and the effects of standardized and minimum competency tests. The authors conclude that the tests lead towards lower performance expectations for disadvantaged students, and increasingly rigid tracking along class, cultural, and racial lines. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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