ERIC Number: EJ633954
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
A Century of Standardized Testing: Controversies and Pendulum Swings.
Linn, Robert L.
Educational Assessment, v7 n1 p29-38 2001
Traces the history of standardized testing in the United States and reviews the differing views of testing advanced over the years. Illustrates some controversies and pendulum swings evident in two test uses, grade-to-grade promotion and college admissions. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Based on a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 19-23, 1999).