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ERIC Number: EJ549998
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Learning about Assessment from Native American Schools: Advocacy and Empowerment.
Shields, Carolyn M.
Theory into Practice, v36 n2 p102-09 Spr 1997
Examines the usefulness of accountability measures for student achievement as empowerment tools for all students, providing examples from Native American schools. The paper posits the need for understanding current standardized testing, demonstrates how content currently tested can help increase the utility of instructional programs, and advocates adoption of authentic assessment. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue title: "Exploring the Margins: Lessons from Alternative Schools."