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The Importance of Average: Playing the Game of School to Increase Success and Achievement


reviewed by Sharon L. Nichols — December 21, 2010

coverTitle: The Importance of Average: Playing the Game of School to Increase Success and Achievement
Author(s): Stephen Farenga
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham
ISBN: 0742570126, Pages: 224, Year: 2010
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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: December 21, 2010
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16267, Date Accessed: 10/20/2018 8:21:01 PM

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  • Sharon Nichols
    University of Texas at San Antonio
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    SHARON L. NICHOLS is an associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the past chair of the Adolescence and Youth Development Special Interest Group of AERA and is coauthor of two books including Collateral damage: How high-stakes testing corrupts America’s schools (with D. C. Berliner, Harvard Education Press, 2007) and America’s teenagers—myths and realities: Media images, schooling and the social costs of careless indifference (with T. L. Good, Erlbaum, 2004). Her current work focuses on the impact of test-based accountability on adolescent motivation and development.
 
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