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ERIC Number: EJ492309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0195-6744
National Standards and Assessments: Will They Improve Education?
Darling-Hammond, Linda
American Journal of Education, v102 n4 p478-510 Aug 1994
Argues that content standards that are aligned with tests are the wrong starting point for systemic school change aimed at improving teaching and learning and that national standards are the wrong vehicle. Policies should attempt to create a system in which community involvement, teacher knowledge, and equalized school capacity are starting points for change. (SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED502720