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Document Number: 1535

Judging Standards in Standards-Based Reform MS Word - Discussions of standards-based education reform are not all sweetness and light. Questions are raised about standards and their effects on children's education. This essay tries to provide a coherent way to think about issues and questions related to standards-based education reform. It focuses on the first step, which is developing the standards that educators and the public use to identify what students should learn. Having a set of criteria for evaluating these standards as they are developed provides a useful way to gauge the consequent reforms. (Ivor Pritchard, The Council for Basic Education, July 1998; reprinted with permission)...
Author: Ivor Pritchard
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Publisher: The Council for Basic Education


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