The Impact of High-stakes Testing on the Academic Futures of Nonmainstream Students (Mellen Studies in Education S. v. 91)

The Impact of High-stakes Testing on the Academic Futures of Nonmainstream Students (Mellen Studies in Education S. v. 91)

By: Gail Singleton Taylor (editor)Hardback

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Chapter 1: A Brief Overview of High Stakes Testing and Its Implications for Historically Underserved Students by Jean T. Pryce; Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity and Intelligence Testing: Confusion, Controversies, Conflicts and Considerations by Cynthia A. Tyson and Donna Y. Ford; Chapter 3: Under the Guise of 'Let No Child be Left Behind': The Degradation, and Commodification of Teaching and Education in California by Roberta Ahlquist; Chapter 4: Looking at the Standards of Learning: The Virginian Experience with High-Stakes Testing by Gail Singleton Taylor; Chapter 5: Do We Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater: A Review of the Louisiana Education Assessment Program (LEAP) by Celina Echols and Quenyatta Echols-Williams; Chapter 6: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Restructuring Efforts in Schools Serving at Risk Students by Linda Bol and John Nunnery; Chapter 7: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing from the Perspective of University Supervisors by Anne Creany and Monte Tidwell; Chapter 8: Are the Stakes Higher for Urban School Districts? by Sueanne McKinney and Jack Robinson; Chapter 9: A Teacher's Perspective on Teaching and Testing by P.J. Nomathemba Seme; Chapter 10: High Stakes Testing: What Roles Do Culture and Socioeconomic Status Play in the Scores of Ethnic Minorities: by Janis Sanchez-Hucles and Florence Jinadu; Chapter 11: Myths, Mstakes, and Methods: High-Stakes Testing and African American Learners by Patricia J. Larke and Gwendolyn Webb-Johnson; Chapter 12: Using Blues to Enhance the Sol's in the Teaching of English by Margaret B.S. Bristow; Chapter 13: Diagnostic Testing For Freshmen Students at a Historically Black College and University: Implications for Retention and Student Success by Brenda Neumon Lewis and Mercy O. Azeke; Chapter 14: High Stakes Down Under for Indigenous Peoples: Learning from Maori Education in New Zealand by Dale Titus and Theresa Stahler

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  • ISBN13: 9780773465169
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9780773465169
  • ISBN10: 0773465162

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