Testing Wars in the Public Schools

Testing Wars in the Public Schools

by William J. Reese
     
 

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Despite claims that written exams narrowed the curriculum, ruined children’s health, and turned teachers into automatons, once tests took root in American schools their legitimacy was never seriously challenged. William Reese puts today’s battles over standards and benchmarks into perspective by showcasing the history of the pencil-and-paper exam.See more details below

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Despite claims that written exams narrowed the curriculum, ruined children’s health, and turned teachers into automatons, once tests took root in American schools their legitimacy was never seriously challenged. William Reese puts today’s battles over standards and benchmarks into perspective by showcasing the history of the pencil-and-paper exam.

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ISBN-13:
9780674075696
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
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