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The almanac of American education
Call Number: 370.3 Al6
Compiled historical and current data:national, regional, educational attainment and school enrollment. A guide to educational resources on the Internet. Explanatory text.
Educators' handbook on effective testing by
Call Number: 371.26 Ed9
Tests used by educators are analyzed in this handbook: Admission testing and decision making. College admission tests -- Admission to the education professsion: certification tests -- Early childhood admission tests -- Placement testing and decision-making. Placement tests -- Instructional prescription testing and decision-making. Reading tests -- Mathematics tests -- Spoken and written language tests -- Achievement certification testing and decision-making. Multi-skill academic achievement tests -- Individual-skill academic achievement tests -- Referral testing and decision-making. Observable manifestations and observational assessments -- Informal testing procedures -- Formal testing procedures using published tests -- Criteria for evaluating educational practices. Evidence-based criteria by area -- Standards as criteria.
Encyclopedia of educational reform and dissent by
Call Number: 371.2 En1
Biographies of reformers and dissenters. Theoretical and ideological perspectives, key movements, programs, and legislation. Court cases and judicial verdicts impacting educational change in the U.S. Dissent and resistance to reformas. Technology's impact on educational reform.
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