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ERIC Number: EJ419447
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Standardized Testing as Symbolic Improvement: Policymakers' Assumptions versus Testing Environment Realities.
Allard, Janicemarie; Fish, Judy
Urban Education, v25 n3 p326-49 Oct 1990
Examines differences between policymakers' assumptions about standardized testing and the ways 36 teachers prepare students for and administer tests in 2 urban school districts. Concludes that standardized tests may be poor measures of instructional improvements in connection with the regular curriculum. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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