ERIC Number: EJ528721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Legal Defensibility of Standards: Issues and Policy Perspectives.
Philips, S. E.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v15 n2 p5-13,19 Sum 1996
Precedents from litigation on state graduation assessments provide insight into the potential legal arguments challengers may raise with regard to mandated content and performance standards for all students. Clearly documented, fairly administered procedures that adhere to professional recommendations will be the hallmark of defensible standards. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Court Litigation, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Graduation Requirements, Legal Problems, Standards, State Legislation, State Programs, Test Bias, Test Use, Testing Problems, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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