Now in its third edition, this bestseller offers new data, recommendations, and observations that explore the choices for success available to students in the academic middle.Responding to what were perceived to be shortcomings of their public school systems and long before the passage of NCLB, the majority of states instituted testing programs that included at least one test in the 10th or 11th grade. ... The point to be made here is that such tests in effect relegated all postahigh school alternatives other than college, particularly ... anything to do with preparation for work, viewed by test-conscious administrators as, if anything, the cause of poor test scores.
|Title||:||Other Ways to Win|
|Author||:||Kenneth C. Gray, Edwin L. Herr|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2006-02-08|