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Improving America's Schools: State Assessment Systems

author: U.S. Department of Education
description: This newsletter, funded and distributed by the U.S. Department of Education, provides an overview of the issues affecting state student assessment systems. The article describes: "(1) challenges to creating new assessments to reflect state content and student performance standards; (2) assessment requirements under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1994; (3) the alternatives to traditional forms of assessment; and (4) what the research literature says about student assessment."

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published in: ED Online, US Dept. of Ed.
published: spring 96
posted to site: 05/28/1999