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High-Stakes Testing and the Rise of the GED

Andrew Halpern-Manners, John Robert Warren, and Eric Grodsky

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Over the past three decades, many states have enacted legislation mandating that students pass high school exit exams (HSEEs) before completing high school. There is considerable evidence to suggest ... More


Researching the promotion of fundamental British values in schools

Carol Vincent

in Tea and the Queen?: Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351955
eISBN:
9781447351993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351955.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 discusses the processes of ‘policy enactment’ (Ball, Maguire and Braun 2012). This term is used to emphasise that there is no simple straight line between what a policy text states and what ... More


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