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Standards & Their Use emphasizes the use of standards as they apply in classrooms and briefly explains the difference between standards-referenced and standards-based uses.
Standardized Tests summarizes the inappropriate uses of standardized achievement tests and ten “MUST KNOW” facts about educational testing.
Accountability as A Shared Responsibility was written to help people understand that an alternative to the high-stakes, test-based system of No Child Left Behind is not only feasible, it is desirable.
I stumbled upon this proposal from 1991, called Education Counts, that the public should now seriously consider – or outright demand – as the basis for a new accountability system for the U.S. public education system.
Thank you for reading.
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