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Product Description: Measuring Up revisits vital issues of equity and assessment through the research efforts and insights of many of the nation's most prominent educators and assessment experts. As its most urgent purpose, the publication aims to sensitize readers to the unfairness and inappropriate uses of testing instruments which under optimal circumstances have the potential to benefit all students...read more
By Arie L. Nettles (editor) and Michael T. Nettles (editor)

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9780792384014 | Kluwer Academic Pub, March 1, 1999, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: Measuring Up revisits vital issues of equity and assessment through the research efforts and insights of many of the nation's most prominent educators and assessment experts.

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9789401058902 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, November 5, 2012), cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Measuring Up revisits vital issues of equity and assessment through the research efforts and insights of many of the nation's most prominent educators and assessment experts.

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Product Description: A volume in Contemporary Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations Series Editors:M. Christopher Brown II, Alcorn State University and T. Elon Dancy II, University of Oklahoma Filling in the Blanks is a book dedicated to helping policymakers, researchers, academics and teachers, better understand standardized testing and the Black-White achievement gap...read more

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9781617354427 | Information Age Pub Inc, July 31, 2011, cover price $85.99 | About this edition: A volume in Contemporary Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations Series Editors:M.

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9781617354410 | Information Age Pub Inc, July 31, 2011, cover price $45.99 | About this edition: A volume in Contemporary Perspectives in Race and Ethnic Relations Series Editors:M.

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Product Description: What is assessment and how is it a cultural practice? How does failure to account for linguistic and cultural variation among students jeopardize assessment validity? What is required to achieve cultural validity in assessment? This resource for practicing and prospective teachers – as well as others concerned with fair and valid assessment – provides a thorough grounding in relevant theory, research, and practice...read more

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9780415999809 | Routledge, December 10, 2010, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: What is assessment and how is it a cultural practice?

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9780415999793, titled "Cultural Validity in Assessment: Addressing Linguistic and Cultural Diversity" | Routledge, December 10, 2010, cover price $165.00

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Product Description: If you’re an actress or a coed just trying to do a man-size job, a yes-man who turns a deaf ear to some sob sister, an heiress aboard her yacht, or a bookworm enjoying a boy’s night out, Diane Ravitch’s internationally acclaimed The Language Police has bad news for you: Erase those words from your vocabulary!Textbook publishers and state education agencies have sought to root out racist, sexist, and elitist language in classroom and library materials...read more

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9780375414824 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2003), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Argues that the anti-bias and sensitivity guidelines promoted by the Left and the Right exert so much force on educational publishers that the resulting modified and censored student materials are reduced to bland and boring texts.

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9781400030644 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Argues that the anti-bias and sensitivity guidelines promoted by the Left and the Right exert so much force on educational publishers that the resulting modified and censored student materials are reduced to bland and boring texts.

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9781439568569 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 3, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: If you’re an actress or a coed just trying to do a man-size job, a yes-man who turns a deaf ear to some sob sister, an heiress aboard her yacht, or a bookworm enjoying a boy’s night out, Diane Ravitch’s internationally acclaimed The Language Police has bad news for you: Erase those words from your vocabulary!

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9780415990707 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 27, 2008), cover price $170.00

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9780415990714 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 27, 2008), cover price $47.95

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9780674028050 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 15, 2008, cover price $33.00

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9780674035218 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 15, 2009, cover price $21.00

Product Description: This book is about the impact of testing on the academic futures of students.

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9780773465169 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: This book is about the impact of testing on the academic futures of students.

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Product Description: Virtually everyone is subjected to one form or another of testing. We are tested to get into schools and once we are in schools. We are often tested when we apply for a job and once we get a job. In spite of the pervasiveness and criticality of decisions made based on test scores, testing has been, and continues to be, a source of controversy...read more
By Herman Aguinis (editor)

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9781567205206 | Praeger Pub Text, February 28, 2004, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: Virtually everyone is subjected to one form or another of testing.

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Product Description: More and more states require students to pass large-scale tests as a condition of promotion or graduation. What are the forces that have pushed high-stakes testing to the forefront of K-12 educational policy? Are such tests the best way to gauge educational attainment? This volume, commissioned by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, examines the economic and educational assumptions underlying the call for high-stakes tests...read more

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9780870784514 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More and more states require students to pass large-scale tests as a condition of promotion or graduation.

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Product Description: More and more states require students to pass large-scale tests as a condition of promotion or graduation. What are the forces that have pushed high-stakes testing to the forefront of K-12 educational policy? Are such tests the best way to gauge educational attainment? This volume, commissioned by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, examines the economic and educational assumptions underlying the call for high-stakes tests...read more
By Mindy Kornhaber (editor) and Gary Orfield (editor)

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9780870784521 | Brookings Inst Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: More and more states require students to pass large-scale tests as a condition of promotion or graduation.

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Product Description: The test score gap between blacks and whites--on vocabulary, reading, and math tests, as well as on tests that claim to measure scholastic aptitude and intelligence--is large enough to have far-reaching social and economic consequences...read more
By Christopher Jencks (editor) and Meredith Phillips (editor)

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9780815746102 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The test score gap between blacks and whites--on vocabulary, reading, and math tests, as well as on tests that claim to measure scholastic aptitude and intelligence--is large enough to have far-reaching social and economic consequences.

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9780815746096 | Brookings Inst Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The test score gap between blacks and whites--on vocabulary, reading, and math tests, as well as on tests that claim to measure scholastic aptitude and intelligence--is large enough to have far-reaching social and economic consequences.

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Product Description: Educational experts and psychologists expound upon the handling of testing and language for African American students.

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9780883781524 | 2 edition (Third World Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Educational experts and psychologists expound upon the handling of testing and language for African American students.

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