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ERIC Number: EJ585679
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Writing to the Rubric: Lingering Effects of Traditional Standardized Testing on Direct Writing Assessment.
Mabry, Linda
Phi Delta Kappan, v80 n9 p673-79 May 1999
Education remains heavily shackled by punitive, test-driven reform. Despite reasonable alternatives, testing increasingly drives educational accountability and reform. Standardization of direct writing assessments promotes scoring reliability and facilitates educational comparisons and rankings. However, standardized writing is not good writing, which demands individualized expression. (40 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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