NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: EJ629350
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
What Did the Massachusetts Teacher Tests Say about American Education?
Fowler, R. Clarke
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n10 p773-80 Jun 2001
Research says the school-improvement mechanisms favored by policymakers-more certification tests (like the Massachusetts Educator Certification Test that 59 percent of candidates failed in 1998), higher cut scores, and severe penalties for institutions not meeting pass rates-are unlikely to deliver increased accountability and better teachers. (Contains 49 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A