ERIC Number: EJ559457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Poor Elijah's Almanack: National Testing and the Assessment Distraction.
Berger, Peter N.
Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adults, v7 n3 p14-17 Jan-Feb 1998
Discusses the educational jargon that accompanies President Clinton's proposed national test of student performance and the jargon that describes assessment in "cutting-edge" Vermont. Asks who gets to establish national requirements; contends that national standards mean a national curriculum and the end of local school control. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Vermont