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Hardy, Lawrence – American School Board Journal, 2000
The issue of state-imposed standards and high-stakes tests for graduation and promotion has polarized communities and school boards. Lawsuits have arisen in Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Indiana, and California. Although opinion polls still strongly support standards and accountability, a backlash is spreading in some districts. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Court Litigation, Dropouts, Grade Repetition