ERIC Number: EJ622240
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Leveling the Playing Field? Students' Educational Attainment and States' Performance Testing.
Muller, Chandra; Schiller, Kathryn S.
Sociology of Education, v73 n3 p196-218 Jul 2000
Explores variations among states in the relationships of students' educational attainment with family backgrounds, eighth-grade course placements, and high school teachers' assessments of students' academic potential. Focuses on whether states' mandatory testing policies are associated with differences in students' attainment as measured by obtaining a high school diploma and earned advanced mathematics credits. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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