The Deterioration of Secondary Education: Media Images, Administrative Nostrums and College Pressures


by Donald J. Arnstine 1983

The case for the deterioration of educational quality should not rest on student aptitude test scores; indeed, these tests are a large part of the problem. College admission standards harm secondary schools by standardizing curriculum, encouraging teaching to tests, and focusing students' energy on high grade point averages. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 85 Number 1, 1983, p. 9-26
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 858, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 10:25:58 PM

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