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The ambiguity of teaching to the test : standards, assessment, and educational reform

Author: William A Firestone; Lora Frances Monfils; Roberta Y Schorr
Publisher: Mahwah, NJ : L. Erlbaum Associates Publishers, 2004.
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This work offers a hard look at the effects of state testing, and thoroughly examines the ambiguity of test preparation and how test preparation practices are influenced by what teachers know and the leadership coming from the school and district.
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Ambiguity of teaching to the test.
Mahwah, NJ : L. Erlbaum Associates Publishers, 2004
(DLC) 2003054587
(OCoLC)52838567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William A Firestone; Lora Frances Monfils; Roberta Y Schorr
ISBN: 1410609944 9781410609946 9780805845686 0805845682 9780805845693 0805845690
OCLC Number: 55086147
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / William A. Firestone, Roberta Y. Schorr --
Teaching mathematics and science / Roberta Y. Schorr [and others] --
Teaching to the test / Lora F. Monfils [and others] --
Pressure and support / William A. Firestone [and others] --
The district and test preparation / Katrina Bulkley, Janet Fairman, M. Cecilia Martinez --
Test scores and equity / Gregory Camilli, Lora F. Monfils.
Responsibility: edited by William A. Firestone, Lora Frances Monfils, Roberta Y. Schorr.
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