Policymakers' Views of Student Assessment
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This report examines the expectations of federal and state policymakers regarding new forms of student assessment and their judgments about the feasibility of assessment-based reforms. In interviewing 34 national and state policymakers, the study reveals the varying, and sometimes conflicting, expectations that policymakers have about what student assessment can accomplish.
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