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ERIC Number: EJ629316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
Separate & Unequal: Use Test Scores To Improve Education--Not To Segregate Poor Learners.
Burley, Hansel
American School Board Journal, v188 n6 p28-30 Jun 2001
Disappointing high-stakes test results matter far less than the type of future citizens that schools produce. Citizenship values (teamwork, leadership, and neighborliness) are not assessed well by multiple-choice exams. Poor performers should not be segregated, data should be reinterpreted, and remediation should stress tutoring interventions, not retention. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills