Unfinished Business: More Measured Approaches in Standards-Based Reform

Barton, Paul E.
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Measuring progress accountability alignment of standards high school curriculum high school completion rates retention


This Policy Information Report discusses some unfinished business in standards-based reform, including issues related to aligning assessment and instruction, measuring progress, using tests to inform instruction, and addressing high dropout rates. Hard copy of the report can be ordered from the While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $15.00.

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