Getting Along Without National Standards

Bracey, Gerald W.
March 1999
Phi Delta Kappan;Mar99, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p548
Discusses educational standards and the need for remediation in the United States. History of the call to raise educational standards; Lack of evidence that national standards produce higher achievement; Research by Levin and by Wolf in the May, 1998, issue of `Educational Researcher'; Research about the proportion of college students who need remedial education; 1998 report by Ronald Phipps titled `College Remediation.'


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