ERIC Number: EJ618272
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Teacher Competency Whitewash: How One High-Stakes Test Eliminates Diversity from the Teaching Force.
Flippo, Rona F.; Canniff, Julie G.
Connection: New England's Journal of Higher Education and Economic Development, v15 n2 p28-31 Fall 2000
Based on ethnic group differences in Massachusetts Educator Certification Test (MECT) scores, argues that performance-based assessments should be as important as a paper-and-pencil test of cognitive and content skills. Asserts that rather than screening out minorities from the teaching force, the state should be looking for ways to ensure that more prospective minority and language-diverse teachers are included. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts