McNeil, Linda M., "Faking Equity: High-Stakes Testing and the Education of Latino Youth," pp. 57-111 in Angela Valenzuela, ed., Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2005.
Analyzes data from the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills testing program and its use in the Texas accountability system to demonstrate phony evidence of student improvement in Texas.
Broad Topical Focus
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation, Curriculum Standards and Testing
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