ERIC Number: EJ604228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Assessment Policy and Political Spectacle.
Smith, Mary Lee; Heinecke, Walter; Noble, Audrey J.
Teachers College Record, v101 n2 p157-91 Win 1999
Examines assessment policy in Arizona over a decade, using interview, observation, and archival data. Policy shifted from basic skills and standardized testing to progressive reform by performance testing to high-stakes standardized testing using state standards. The Arizona Student Assessment Program is described, discussing the Academic Summit to write new state standards, legislation and regulations, tests, and forms of accountability. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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