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ERIC Number: EJ629283
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Undermining Standards.
Merrow, John
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n9 p652-59 May 2001
High-stakes tests seriously threaten excellence and national standards. Unchecked, they will stifle many excellent schools and drive gifted teachers from classrooms. Bad tests, used to make high-stakes decisions, will lead to unnecessarily low standards, undesirable educational practices, shortchanged students, and underprepared citizens. (Contains 24 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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