ERIC Number: EJ401872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Minority Bias Review Panels and Teacher Testing for Initial Certification: A Comparison of Two States' Efforts.
Hood, Stafford; Parker, Laurence J.
Journal of Negro Education, v58 n4 p511-19 Fall 1989
Critics charge that the use of standardized examinations for initial teacher certification fails to measure teacher competency accurately and results in high failure rates for minorities. Compares minority bias review panels in Illinois and Pennsylvania, and finds greater minority involvement and attention to minority culture in Illinois' test development process. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Teacher Examinations