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Cheong, Jacquelline; Barr, Mary – 1993
The use of classroom assessments in the context of the new assessment system for California schools, the California Learning Assessment System, is discussed by describing the California Learning Record (CLR). The CLR emphasizes the central role of teachers in equitable assessment of student learning for students of diverse cultural and ethnic…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Educational Assessment
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Wiley, David E.; Yoon, Bokhee – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1995
Findings of the California Learning Assessment System 1993 Opportunity-To-Learn study support the conclusion that curriculum and instruction that require higher-level skills benefit students' achievements. Data used are the best available measures of California students' learning of higher-level skills. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Kirst, Michael W.; Mazzeo, Christopher – 1996
California was a pioneer in new forms of student assessment through a system entitled the "California Learning Assessment System" (CLAS). For different reasons, several interest groups objected to the CLAS, which has been discontinued. The history of the CLAS program sheds light on the future of testing policy in California and perhaps…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational History, Educational Innovation
Leonard, John D. – 1996
In the context of the development of a possible national mathematics assessment, a study was conducted to determine whether a test item characterization scheme could be created based on a state policy document that serves as the driving force behind large-scale performance assessment. Further considerations were whether such an item…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education