ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Testing Times

The effects of a standardised testing policy in elementary education—the Standards of Learning followed by Virginia in the United States—on heterogeneous social groups are examined, and also how test results are heavily affected by such groups and their norms. Interviews with teachers at James River Elementary School are used and secondary data from the Virginia Department of Education is analysed.
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