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Debating the future of American education : do we need national standards and assessments? : report of a conference sponsored by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution / edited by Diane Ravitch.

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Brookings dialogues on public policy.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM LB3060.83 .D43 1995 (Text) 0000101792356 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 0815773536
  • Physical Description: viii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Institution, [1995]

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General Note:
Papers from a symposium held May 18, 1994 at the Brookings Institution.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Diane Ravitch -- Education reform in America's public schools : the Clinton agenda / Marshall S. Smith -- Will national standards and assessments make a difference? / Theodore R. Sizer -- The Uses and misuses of opportunity-to-learn standards / Andrew C. Porter -- Explaining standards to the public / Roy Romer -- Holding onto norms in a sea of criteria / Donald M. Stewart -- Standards for education / Lauren B. Resnick & Katherine J. Nolan -- Who's afraid of the big, bad test? / Chester E. Finn, Jr. -- The case for high stakes and real consequences / Albert Shanker -- Sometimes a cigar is only a cigar, and often a test is only a test / Daniel M. Koretz.
Subject: Education > Standards > United States > Congresses.
Education > United States > Evaluation > Congresses.
Educational tests and measurements > United States > Evaluation > Congresses.
Education and state > United States > Congresses.

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Brookings dialogues on public policy.

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