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Jacobsen, Rebecca; Rothstein, Richard – Economic Policy Institute, 2014
In this commentary the authors open with the assertion that contemporary education policy, whatever else it may or may not have accomplished, has narrowed the school curriculum by holding schools accountable primarily for their student scores in math and reading. They pursue this argument by pointing out that in surveys, the American public,…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Competency Tests, Accountability, Scores
Crowe, Michael R.; Veach, June P. – 1986
Student participation was examined in three educational programs and their corresponding environments or settings to determine the relationships between situational and demographic variables and basic skills learning and retention. Subjects were secondary students in four high schools and two career centers in a large midwestern urban center. At…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, College Preparation, Educational Research