ERIC Number: EJ627438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Conclusion: Polar Positions on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS): Pragmatism and the Politics of Neglect.
Trueba, Henry T.
Education and Urban Society, v33 n3 p333-44 May 2001
Critiques a collection of articles on accountability, testing, and academics in schools with minority group and low-income students, examining their polar positions and explaining that polar positions are often equally biased. Expresses concerns about the TAAS, discussing what changes are needed in the educational system and the TAAS in order for it to be fair and serve its purpose. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills