TITLE

Testocrats push for more exams

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Colman
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;3/11/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a proposed law by President George W. Bush which requires federally funded standardized testing for children in 9th grade through 12th. Performance of American high school students compared with Japanese, Chinese and European students; Shift from fear-based learning to desire-based learning; Prevalence of fear-based learning in high schools that push Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.
ACCESSION #
16346908

 

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