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ERIC Number: EJ619577
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6439
The Mismeasurement of Educational Quality.
Popham, W. James
School Administrator, v57 n11 p12-15 Dec 2000
American educators are participating in a harmful, unwinnable contest--the score-boosting game. Standardized tests yield an inaccurate picture of school staff's instructional practices. Administrators should provide assessment-literacy training, brief educational policymakers, encourage autonomous parent groups, analyze test items, and create better tests. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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