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ERIC Number: EJ465060
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Testing as a Mechanism of Public Policy: A Brief History and Description.
Madaus, George F.; Kellaghan, Thomas
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v26 n1 p6-10 Apr 1993
Examines proposals to establish national test/testing system as administrative, policy mechanism to foster good teaching and learning, monitor student progress, help in college admission and employment decisions, and monitor progress toward national goals. Notes that history of testing as administrative mechanism suggests that linking of important rewards or sanctions to test performance is key element. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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