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ERIC Number: EJ550564
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Accountability: Issues, Possibilities, and Guiding Questions for Districtwide Assessment of Student Learning.
Davies, Anne; Williams, Patricia
Phi Delta Kappan, v79 n1 p76-79 Sep 1997
Context-driven, classroom-based tests are no substitute for districtwide assessments, whose purpose is to furnish rich, compelling evidence about the achievement of district goals. The challenge is to create large-scale assessments that align with district goals, reflect classroom practice, and provide evidence of student learning. Test-construction projects in three British Columbia districts are profiled, and guiding questions are outlined. (10 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada