ERIC Number: EJ640722
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Business Behind Testing.
Altwerger, Bess; Strauss, Steven L.
Language Arts, v79 n3 p256-62 Jan 2002
Considers the motives of corporate America regarding the standards and testing movement in education. Notes that the main objective of the Business Roundtable (a coalition of CEOs of the nation's largest corporations) is not quality education but the preservation of the competitiveness of corporate America. Discusses changes in workplace literacy demands. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme: "Teaching (blank) the Test--a. to, b. about, c. against, d. all of the above."