Title

Darling-Hammond, Linda, "National Standards and Assessments: Will They Improve Education?" American Journal of Education, 102(August, 1994), 478-510.

Annotation

Argues against the use of national curriculum standards and national assessments related to them.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization, Local Control of Schooling, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

 

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