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Author Johnson, Dale D.

Title High stakes : poverty, testing, and failure in American schools / Dale D. Johnson and Bonnie Johnson.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.264 J66H    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xix, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-248) and index.
Contents The realities of an underfunded school -- September: the children we teach -- October: regulating teaching -- November: drugs, poverty, and test scores -- December: "clamp down" -- January: test preparation, the pace quickens -- February: pep rallies for tests -- March: test-day traumas -- April: freedom to teach and learn -- May: "I don't want to spend my time on paperwork" -- How can we build a better future? Recommendations for policy change -- Today a nation of testing.
Subject Educational tests and measurements -- Louisiana -- Case studies.
Educational accountability -- Louisiana -- Case studies.
Educational equalization -- Louisiana -- Case studies.
Poor children -- Education -- Louisiana -- Case studies.
Educational accountability. (OCoLC)fst00903326
Educational equalization. (OCoLC)fst00903418
Educational tests and measurements. (OCoLC)fst00903660
Poor children -- Education. (OCoLC)fst01071175
Louisiana. (OCoLC)fst01207035
Chancengleichheit (DE-588)4009736-5
Soziale Herkunft (DE-588)4121684-2
Louisiana (DE-588)4036394-6
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Case studies.
Added Author Johnson, Bonnie, 1948-
Other Form: Online version: Johnson, Dale D. High stakes. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006 (OCoLC)621907703
ISBN 0742535312 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780742535312 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0742535320 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780742535329 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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