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Stop High-Stakes Testing free pdf Stop High-Stakes Testing: An Appeal to America's Conscience is a compelling indictment of the use of high-stakes assessments with punitive consequences in our public schools. The authors trace the history of the policy and document the inequities for children of poverty that undergird high-stakes testing practices. Lack of dental and medical care, environmental violence, insufficient school funding, racism, and classism-all factors that contribute to this dire situation-are discussed in depth. The authors make a convincing case for discontinuing the unjust testing that has been forced on our nation's public school children.

About Dale Johnson

Dale D. Johnson is professor of literacy education at Dowling College. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin for 20 years, served as the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, spent several years as an elementary and middle school teacher, and is a past president of the International Reading Association. He is the author of 15 books, including High Stakes: Children, Testing, and Failure in American Schools, 2nd Edition (Rowman

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Author : Dale Johnson
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 12 July 2007
ISBN : 0742559378
EAN : 9780742559370
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 190 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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