ERIC Number: EJ633337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The "Volvo Effect"--Questioning Standardized Tests.
Wesson, Kenneth A.
Young Children, v56 n2 p16-18 Mar 2001
Questions current emphasis on standardized tests and discusses several factors about the tests that should prompt reevaluation of their usefulness. Issues discussed include: development and design of standardized tests; the correlation between test scores and socioeconomic position; the discrepancy between test designs and accurate reflection of learning; and the impact of limited English proficiency on scores and performance. (TJQ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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