Canada's Standards, Assessments Offer Lessons for U. S., Study Says

Rothman, Robert
May 1993
Education Week;5/12/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 33, p19
The article reports on a study on educational standards, conducted by the U.S. General Accounting Office. As per the study, Canada's experience with developing and implementing educational standards and assessments offers lessons for educators and policymakers considering taking such steps in the United States. The study also pointed out that most Canadian provinces have developed testing systems closely tied to curricular standards, an approach that U.S. officials are considering, debating and pondering over.


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