ERIC Number: EJ530216
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
50 States, 50 Standards? The Continuing Need for National Voluntary Standards in Education.
Brookings Review, v14 n3 p6-9 Sum 1996
Explains why the national standards effort in education failed, discusses the existence and diffusion of current standards, and describes how credible national level standards might be developed. Development recommendations include brevity; concentration on skills required for student advancement; the need for review, revision, and field testing; and an emphasis on content, but not on dictating pedagogy. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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