TITLE

The Princeton Review Ranks State Testing Programs and Policies

PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;5/12/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the results of the Princeton Review Inc.'s ranking of state testing programs and policies in the United States as of 2003. Basis for the ranking; Objective of the initiative; Best and worst accountability programs in the country; Criteria. INSET: Best and Worst Accountability Programs, The Princeton Review....
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9728971

 

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