ERIC Number: EJ601219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Excellence and Equity in Education: High Standards for High-Stakes Tests.
Coleman, Arthur L.
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, v6 n1 p81-114 Fall 1998
Tests should be used by educators to help students of different backgrounds and abilities achieve their full potential. The goals of guaranteeing excellence via promotion of high academic standards and ensuring equal educational opportunities are inseparable, mutually dependent goals. State reform efforts and fairness issues are examined. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Due Process, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, High Stakes Tests, Legal Problems, Standardized Tests, State Programs, Testing Problems
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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