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Politics, Persuasion, and Educational Testing

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$80.50 • £64.95 • €72.50

ISBN 9780674013223

Publication Date: 06/30/2004


264 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 line illustrations, 7 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • Tables and Figures
  • 1. Testing from a Political Perspective
  • 2. Persuasion as a Policy Instrument
  • 3. The State Politics of Testing
  • 4. Local Testing Controversies: The Case of CLAS
  • 5. Testing and Teaching
  • 6. Aligning Politics, Policy, and Practice
  • Appendix: Sample Characteristics and Data Collection Instruments
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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