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ERIC Number: EJ619573
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0740-7874
Unintended Consequences of High-Stakes Testing in North Carolina: Teacher Perceptions.
Hargrove, Tracy Y.; Jones, M. Gail; Jones, Brett D.; Hardin, Belinda; Chapman, Lisa; Davis, Marcia
ERS Spectrum, v18 n4 p21-25 Fall 2000
Examines some negative consequences of North Carolina's statewide testing system, based on perceptions of 236 elementary teachers. Respondents reported high levels of stress and lower morale, a narrowed curriculum, and decreased student love of learning. They also believed widespread grade repetition was inevitable. (Contains 15 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina