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ERIC Number: EJ648755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1056-7879
How Principals Level the Playing Field of Accountability in Florida's High-Poverty/Low-Performing Schools--Part I: The Intersection of High-Stakes Testing and Effects of Poverty on Teaching and Learning.
Acker-Hocevar, Michele; Touchton, Debra
International Journal of Educational Reform, v11 n2 p106-24 Spr 2002
Case study examines attitudes of principals in selected high-poverty/low-performing Florida schools toward the state's system of school improvement and accountability. Finds that principals oppose the high-stakes nature of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test because of unfair comparisons with more affluent schools. Principals believe that measuring student growth is a more equitable way to determine student progress. (Contains 25 references.) (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Florida