ERIC Number: EJ607953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Creating New Inequalities: Contradictions of Reform.
McNeil, Linda M.
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n10 p728-34 Jun 2000
In Texas, control of schooling has shifted from the public toward business-controlled management accountability systems--exemplified in the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills ("the Texas Accountability System"). TAAS adversely affects teaching and learning by mandating a "test-prep" noncurriculum, discriminating against minorities, and restratifying access to knowledge. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills