The book's goal is to clarify for parents, the public, and policy makers what high stakes tests are and how their use affects our schools, children, and society. It explores the various uses, limitations, and paradoxical consequences of high stakes testing.How They Affect Students, Their Parents, Teachers, Principals, Schools, and Society George F. Madaus, Michael K. Russell, Jennifer Higgins. begin their ... When analyzing the scoring of the SAT essay test, Lee Perelman, an MIT professor, found that the longer the essay the higher the score. ... When he tries to explain at length, she interrupts, aquot;If ya#39;can blether as well with your pen a youa#39;ll do all right.
|Title||:||The Paradoxes of High Stakes Testing|
|Author||:||George F. Madaus, Michael K. Russell, Jennifer Higgins|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 2009-01|