ERIC Number: EJ625390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Put to the Test.
Perspectives: Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity at Ohio University, v5 n1 p18-21 Spr-Sum 2001
A study of 1993 proficiency test results in Ohio found that school district scores were related to various district characteristics: school district wealth, percentage of minorities, attendance, school district size, and percentage of single-parent families. A current study in rural southeastern Ohio focuses on student and parent attitudes toward the 4th-grade test, which is linked to promotion. (SV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests, Minority Groups, Rural Schools, School District Size, School District Wealth, Socioeconomic Influences, Standardized Tests, Student Attitudes, Test Bias
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio