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RMC Research Corp., Portsmouth, NH. – 1996
This publication, which includes both English and Spanish versions, explains that standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. Every school that receives money from Title I, the federal educational aid program that provides extra educational services for children who are behind in school, must have standards…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Hadderman, Margaret – 2000
This digest in Spanish offers a snapshot of the standards movement: its origins, the definitions of standards and which ones matter, its successes at the district and state levels, the backlash against the movement, and possible policy directions. While a broad coalition of constituencies has embraced standards-based reform as a means of improving…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education