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Assessment: Importance, standards, and practice

McConney, A. and Ayres, R. (1997) Assessment: Importance, standards, and practice. The Bridge: Journal of the Oregon Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, 7 (3). pp. 5-8.


The authors look at several reasons why assessment maintains a central role in Oregon’s efforts to improve education and argue that Oregon has a unique opportunity and responsibility in assessing educational progress and offer two standards with which to gauge assessment quality. Lastly, the authors offer several suggestions on improving the general quality of assessment practice that are in line with two standards described.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Copyright: 1997 ASCD
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