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Introduction: Evidence and Decision Making

by Pamela A. Moss & Philip J. Piety - 2007

This volume and the small but growing literature base on which it draws decenter, complement, and challenge studies of the impact of standards-based accountability to consider questions about how education professionals (might) actually interpret and use tests and other sources of evidence to make routine decisions in their daily work; about how these practices shape and are shaped by organizational structures, routines, and cultures; and about the sorts of learning and professional agency that are fostered. The volume also highlights technical infrastructures that have emerged concomitant with the standards-based reform movement to enable the collection, distribution, consolidation, and reuse of evidence as has not been possible before, along with the social practices through which they are implemented.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 106. No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 109 Number 13, 2007, p. 1-14
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18480, Date Accessed: 5/14/2021 1:15:47 AM

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  • Pamela Moss
    University of Michigan
    PAMELA A. MOSS is a Professor of Education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Philip Piety
    University of Michigan
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    PHILIP J. PIETY is a graduate student in Educational Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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