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Unequal By Design critically examines high-stakes standardized testing in order to illuminate what is really at stake for students, teachers, and communities negatively affected by such testing. This thoughtful analysis traces standardized testing's origins in the Eugenics and Social Efficiency movements of the late 19th and early 20th century through its current use as th ...more
Paperback, 199 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge
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assistant professor of secondary education at California State University, Fullerton. He most recently published Unequal by Design: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality (Routledge, 2008). He is also an editor for the journal Rethinking Schools, and his research interests include social justice education and critical educational theory.