ERIC Number: EJ303722
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Effects of Minimum Competency Testing for Minority Students: A Review of Expectations and Outcomes.
Serow, Robert C.
Urban Review, v16 n2 p67-75 1984
Reviews the results of minimum competency testing (MCT) programs in states using diploma denials as a sanction against MCT failure. Finds substantial discrepancies between the test performances of Black and White classmates. Proposes that competency testing emphasize the remedial rather than the punitive function of these programs. (KH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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