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- DescriptionMore and more states require students to pass large-scale tests as a condition of promotion or graduation. What are the forces that have pushed high-stakes testing to the forefront of K-12 educational policy? Are such tests the best way to gauge educational attainment? This volume, commissioned by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, examines the ecomic and educational assumptions underlying the call for high-stakes tests.
- Author BiographyGary Orfield is professor of education and social policy and codirector of the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA. Mindy Kornhaber is a researcher with the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, USA.
- PublisherBrookings Institution
- Date of Publication01/10/2000
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationWashington DC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBrookings Institution
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight24 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Edited byGary Orfield,Mindy L. Kornhaber
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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