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ERIC Number: EJ620737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-956X
Embedding Accountability and Improvement Into Large-Scale Assessment: What Difference Does It Make?
Earl, Lorna; Torrance, Nancy
Peabody Journal of Education, v75 n4 p114-41 2000
Describes a large-scale Canadian assessment program which attempted to embed an improvement orientation into assessment by emphasizing how large-scale assessment contributes to learning. The paper investigates the impact of the assessment on how schools addressed accountability and improvement after the program had been in place for 2 years, highlighting third-grade assessment of reading, writing, and mathematics. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada