Testing Student Learning, Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness
by W. M. Evers, H. J. Walberg
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2004
Number of pages: 337
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.
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