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ERIC Number: EJ320192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Have National Assessments Made Us Any Wiser about 'Standards'?
Wood, Robert; Power, Colin
Comparative Education, v20 n3 p307-21 1984
An analysis of national programs for monitoring student achievement in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States finds that "national assessment" promotes a view of "standards" which is narrow, limiting, and definitely not conducive to the emergence of flexible and imaginative educational policies designed to cope with the future. (BRR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom; United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress