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ERIC Number: EJ600025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Case against Standardized Tests: The Massachusetts Experience.
Greenberg, Daniel
Paths of Learning: Options for Families & Communities, v1 n2 p32-38 Aut 1999
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System is a damaging and dangerous "reform" with fundamental flaws: assumptions that all children undergo the same developmental process and that everyone requires the same knowledge to be successful; the fact that the guide and exams cover irrelevant material; and the idea that testing is required to measure an individual's ability to perform a task. (LP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System