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Teacher as Game-Show Host, Bookkeeper, or Judge? Challenges, Contradictions, and Consequences of Accountability


by Patricia Anders & Virginia Richardson 1992

A culture of testing permeates schools. Many teachers cannot separate instruction/instructional improvement from outcome measures designed for accountability. The article discusses the effects of standardized testing and examines a study of teachers' beliefs and practices concerning reading comprehension instruction that indicates accountability greatly concerns and confuses teachers. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 94 Number 2, 1992, p. 382-396
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 176, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 2:15:47 AM

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