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Stop High-Stakes Testing: An Appeal to America's Conscience

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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, ...more
Hardcover, 178 pages
Published July 12th 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 2007)
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Trevor
Sep 01, 2014 Trevor rated it it was amazing
This is a heart-breaking book. It is a book that documents a crime against humanity for which we all bare responsibility. Although this book is set in the United States, its lessons are equally relevant to any nation where racism is institutionalised, where resources are directed away from the poor and jealously concentrated and guarded by the more well-off. It is a book that shames, enrages, and demands action.

This book is a vision of Australia’s future. We too have started down the neo-liberal
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