ERIC Number: EJ387138
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
High-Stakes Testing in Kindergarten.
Meisels, Samuel J.
Educational Leadership, v46 n7 p16-22 Apr 1989
School districts are increasingly instituting kindergarten retention policies and establishing readiness and pre-first-grade transition programs. Using readiness tests to classify, promote, and retain children is inappropriate and costly. Various high stakes tests are reviewed and alternative strategies suggested. Includes 18 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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