ERIC Number: EJ625761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Demise of the Georgia Teacher Performance Assessment Instrument.
Research in the Schools, v3 n2 p41-47 Fall 1996
The phasing out of the Teacher Performance Assessment Instrument (TPAI) in Georgia is described, with particular attention to litigation involving a teacher who lost her certificate after failing the TPAI. Other reasons for phasing out the TPAI are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Performance Based Assessment, Political Influences, State Programs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Evaluation, Testing Programs
Mid-South Educational Research Association and the University of Alabama, Office of Research and Service, P.O. Box 870231, Tuscaloosa, AL 35478-0231 (individual subscription, $25 a year; institutional subscription, $30; foreign surcharge, $24 a year). Research supported by a Graduate Fellowship from Yale University.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Teacher Performance Assessment Instruments