Harris, Phillip, Bruce M. Smith, and Joan Harris, They Myths of Standardized Tests: Why They Don't Tell You What You Think They Do. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.


Argues cogently the limitations of standardized tests and their current use; helps the public understand why the current uses are misguided; gives a thorough treatment of the subject in easily understood terms.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing


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