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ERIC Number: EJ660872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1539-9664
High Stakes in Chicago.
Jacob, Brian
Education Next, v3 n1 p66-72 Win 2003
Examines the effects of high-stakes testing in Chicago, the first large urban school district to introduce a comprehensive accountability system. Concludes that high-stakes testing has the potential to improve student learning, but policymakers must look beyond aggregate measures of student performance to assess the nature of observed performance trends. (WFA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001