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Title Standardized testing [electronic resource] / Dedria Bryfonski, book editor.

Imprint Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Gale Opposing Viewpoints Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Series At issue. Education
At issue. Education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Standardized tests effectively measure student achievement / Herbert J. Walberg -- Standardized tests do not effectively measure student achievement / Phillip Harris, Bruce M. Smith, and Joan Harris -- Standardized testing encourages teachers to be creative / Stuart Buck ... [et al.] -- Standards and assessments are not always meaningful / Rob Montgomery -- Value-added modeling is the best tool to measure teacher effectiveness / Staven Glazerman et al. -- Value-added modeling does not fully measure teacher effectiveness / Eva L. Baker et al. -- The pressure to meet targets has caused teachers to cheat / Teacher World -- Cheating on test scores does not invalidate the need for testing / Saba Bireda -- No Child Left Behind testing has produced benefits / Greg Foster -- SAT scores help colleges make better decisions / Gaston Caperton -- Colleges do not need SAT scores to be selective in admissions / Ann B. McDermott -- The SAT test may discriminate against African Americans / Jay Mathews -- A lack of reading causes African Americans to fare poorly on the SAT test / Veda Jairrels.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Summary "Standardized Testing: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Educational tests and measurements -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bryfonski, Dedria.
ISBN 9780737755985 (hardback)
0737755989 (hardback)
9780737755992 (paperback)
0737755997 (paperback)

 
    
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