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  1. Harvard EdCast: A Brief History of Standardized Testing

    In writing her recent book, The Test, NPR's lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz wanted to trace high-stakes testing back to its roots in the hope of understanding where these tests come from, ... she found was that testing is neither all good nor all bad, but that the practice, as it stands, is ...

    mjorgensen - 2015-04-08 16:27

  2. Long Testifies Before Congress

    authority of rigorous research free from influence. It has helped to clarify what is known about issues ... confusing reports on important issues. It has used its convening power to bring together researchers from various backgrounds to discuss the issues and coordinate research. 2 It has also conducted evaluations of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2014-07-10 15:31

  3. Long Testifies Before Congress

    authority of rigorous research free from influence. It has helped to clarify what is known about issues ... confusing reports on important issues. It has used its convening power to bring together researchers from various backgrounds to discuss the issues and coordinate research. 2 It has also conducted evaluations of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2014-07-09 09:34

  4. Understanding Today's Educational Testing

    principles to a variety of current issues in education policy, such as high-stakes testing and testing ... Achievement testing is now a cornerstone of education policy. Testing is complex and is routinely ... to understand test results and to use testing appropriately in their later work. It is designed for ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-05-08 08:55

  5. Lecture Hall: Assistant Professor David Deming

    a new research project based in Texas and Massachusetts that looks at the impact of high-stakes testing on outcomes other than the actual test scores. For the most part, he says, the past decade of research on the accountability movement in education has focused on two things: whether or not the tests ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2014-07-09 11:38

  6. The Problems and Promise of Common Core

    support in principle. As the issue threatens to become more polarizing, legislative and lobbying efforts ... assessments, as Reville and Koretz explain. Concerns about high-stakes testing were already on the rise, they ... iteration of that same cycle,” he says. By now, teachers are used to these cycles of test ...

    mtamer - 2014-12-03 14:40

  7. Daniel Koretz

    issues of national importance, it uses student-by-test-item data from three states—New York, ... research focuses on large-scale assessment, particularly the effects of high-stakes testing on instruction, the problem of score inflation, and new designs for test-based accountability systems. First Name:  ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-05-27 07:58

  8. Should Test Scores Be Used to Evaluate Teachers?

    surround the issue of whether student test scores should be used to evaluate teacher performance. Some say it's unfair to base teacher personnel decisions on student test scores. Students have different levels ... How much to credit—and blame—teachers for student performance is an issue that continues to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2014-07-16 14:15

  9. Legal and Ethical Issues in Child Advocacy

    This course provides an introductory overview of ethical and legal issues that affect school counseling and child advocacy. Professionals navigating these roles with children and their families are ... ethical and legal issues related to counseling with and advocating for children and adolescents in ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-04-30 18:03

  10. Issues of Diversity in Cross-Cultural Counseling and Advocacy

    This course is designed to assist students interested in counseling, teaching, program and policy development, guidance, and student support careers in developing a more informed understanding of issues ... The course is focused on issues that have a direct impact on the helping relationship, and the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2015-04-30 18:03

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