ERIC Number: EJ635813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Taking a Second Look at Standards.
Northwest Education, v7 n1 p2-11 Fall 2001
The standards movement has caught on in most states, but critics point to a shortage of support for teachers and overreliance on high-stakes testing, which can lead to teaching to the test. Developments in Northwestern states are discussed, as well as criteria for determining how well tests align with standards, and change strategies observed in rapidly improving schools. (SV)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests, Outcome Based Education, Resistance to Change, State Standards, Teacher Education, Test Validity
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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