Collateral Damage: How High-Stakes Testing
Corrupts America’s Schools
by David C. Berliner and Sharon L. Nichols
The mission of the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice (GLC) is to improve public education for all students in the Great Lakes region through the support and dissemination of high quality, academically sound research on education policy and practices.
In keeping with this mission, the GLC is pleased to announce the publication of Collateral Damage: How High-Stakes Testing Corrupts America’s Schools by David C. Berliner and Sharon L. Nichols. Drawing on extensive research funded by the GLC, the authors document and categorize the ways that high-stakes testing, the centerpiece of the ESEA (also called No Child Left Behind), threatens the purposes and ideals of the American education system.
This passionate and provocative book provides a fresh perspective on the issue of high stakes testing.
Harvard Education Press is offering a 20 percent discount off the list price to all friends and supporters of the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice.
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