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High Stakes Performance Assessment Perspectives on Kentucky's Educational Reform

by Thomas R. Guskey

High Stakes Performance Assessment Perspectives on Kentucky's Educational Reform Synopsis

The implementation of a 'high stakes', performace-based assessment system has resulted in financial rewards being granted to those schools demonstrating improved results, while sanctions have been imposed on schools whose academic performance is poor. Contributors to this book examine the complex issues associated with this system in the state of Kentucky and offer diverse opinion on the topic.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803961685
Publication date: 13th April 1995
Author: Thomas R. Guskey
Publisher: Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages
Categories: Education,

About Thomas R. Guskey

Thomas R. Guskey, Ph.D., is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he began his career in education as a middle school teacher, served as an administrator in Chicago Public Schools, and was the first Director of the Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, a national educational research center. He is the author/editor of 18 books and over 200 articles published in prominent research journals as well as Educational Leadership, Kappan, and School Administrator. Dr. Guskey served on the Policy Research Team of the ...

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