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Truth about Testing An Educator's Call to Action

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ISBN-10: 0871205238

ISBN-13: 9780871205230

Edition: 2001

Authors: W. James Popham

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With public and political demand for educational accountability never higher, educators are under enormous pressure to raise students scores on standardized achievement tests. Policymakers are backing large-scale, high-stakes testing programs as the best way to determine which schools are failing and which schools are succeeding, and the only way to ensure the quality of students schooling. Nonsense, says distinguished educator and author W. James Popham. In The Truth About Testing: An Educator s Call to Action, Popham explores both the absurdity and the serious destructive consequences of today s testing programs. He uses actual items drawn from current standardized achievement tests to…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 167
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English