ERIC Number: EJ388721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Standardized Testing: Harmful to Educational Health.
Neill, D. Monty; Medina, Noe J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v70 n9 p688-97 May 1989
Standarized, multiple-choice tests have become the major criterion for a wide range of school decisions affecting student placement, curriculum format, and teaching style. Improved assessment will not reform education. The more insightful and powerful the assessment tool, the more damage is caused by its misuse. Includes 70 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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