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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Pubishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Educational tests and measurements -- United States -- Evaluation,
  • Educational tests and measurements -- Social aspects -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesHigh-stakes testing
StatementM. Gail Jones, Brett D. Jones, and Tracy Y. Hargrove.
ContributionsJones, Brett D., 1969-, Hargrove, Tracy Y., 1965-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB3051 .J584 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15553028M
ISBN 100742526267, 0742526275
LC Control Number2002153819
OCLC/WorldCa51060237

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