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ERIC Number: EJ606501
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
The Score-Boosting Game.
Popham, W. James
American School Board Journal, v187 n6 p36-39 Jun 2000
Teachers everywhere are playing the score-boosting game to raise scores on mandated standardized achievement tests, although five nationally recognized assessments compare student performance instead of measuring classroom learning. Since curriculum standards are often vague and misaligned with assessments, teachers sprinkle instruction with tested words and concepts. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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