ERIC Number: EJ612349
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Teachers and Tests: Exploring Teachers' Perceptions of Changes in the New York State Testing Program.
Grant, S. G.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v8 n14 2000
Uses focus group data (groups of 7, 12, 8, and 5) to examine how cross-subject matter groups of elementary and secondary New York state teachers respond to state-level testing as a way to change their classroom practices. The analyses highlight the nature of the tests, professional development for teachers, and the rationales for and consequences of the state examinations. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Focus Groups, Professional Development, State Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Teachers, Test Use, Testing Programs
Electronic journal available at http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa; 24 pages. Also available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: New York