TITLE

High-Stakes Testing as Educational Ethnic Cleansing

AUTHOR(S)
Kohn, Alfie
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Education Digest;Dec2000, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the ethnic aspects of standardized testing in the United States. Background information on standardized testing; Complaints of critics; Advice on the administration of high-stakes testing to students.
ACCESSION #
3857304

 

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