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Document Number: 1623

State Education Leader (Winter 2000), High-Stakes Testing: Too Much? Too Soon? MS Word - Are high-stakes tests for students worthwhile? Is the controversy likely to derail the standards movement? Across the nation, state and district leaders more and more are using test results to make decisions about promotion and graduation. This issue of ECS' periodical looks at the pros and cons, what states are doing, the effects on teacher education and other issues in the controversy around high-stakes testing. (State Education Leader, Education Commission of the States, vol. 18, no. 1, Winter 2000, 20 pages)...
Author: Sherry Walker
Publication: State Education Leader
Publisher: ECS

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