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American Agenda (Education: Standardized Tests) #126943

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) Examination of the standardized test in schools featured; classroom scenes shown. [At New York's P.S. 189, two KIDS - comment on test preparations.] [Education consultant Grant WIGGINS - discusses the test mentality.] [National Center for Fair and Open Testing Monty NEILL - says tests don't measure whether kids can think, write or create.] [MacMillan/McGraw Hill CTB David DEFFLEY - comments.] Problems with standardized tests reviewed. [WIGGINS - criticizes tests.] [Educational Testing Service Gregory ANRIG - talks about education and numbers.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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