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Consequences of Assessment: What is the Evidence?

author: William Mehrens
description: In this in-depth paper from the Education Policy Analysis Archives, author William Mehrens examines the potential dangers and benefits of large scale assessment programs such as state-wide standards and tests. Mehrens details the research into the consequences of assessment, both good and bad and discusses the actual effects of most student assessments.

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published in: EPAA (Education Policy Analysis Archives)
published: 07/01/1998
posted to site: 05/21/1999