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ERIC Number: EJ522417
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-2936
Focusing Assessments on Teaching and Learning.
Haney, Walt
New Schools, New Communities, v12 n2 p11-20 Win 1996
Discusses three purposes of tests and assessments in educational performance evaluation: providing information for the purpose of accounting to people outside of schools; providing information to teachers to help them improve instruction; and helping students learn. Also addressed are problems of test bias and the need to coordinate testing with external evaluation programs aimed at school accountability. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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