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ERIC Number: EJ613910
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1046-6193
Perspective: Crash Test.
Wolk, Ronald A.
Teacher Magazine, v12 n2 p4 Oct 2000
Though high-stakes testing is one of the worst school reform ideas circulating today, states are increasingly making them the focus of school improvement strategies, assuming that the threat of severe penalty pressures students and teachers to improve performance. The paper explains why this theory is flawed, noting that many building blocks crucial to standards based reform are largely ignored. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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