Texas Educational Reform: a Study of the Effects of Mandated Testing in Texas

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The problem of the study was to examine the effects of Texas legislated basic skills testing as the effects relate to teachers, administrators, and local school districts. Questionnaires consisting of thirty questions were mailed to a stratified random sample of 120 educators from all twenty Regional Service Centers in Texas. Both teachers and administrators were included in the sample. Factual information and personal opinions were solicited to determine how educators and local school districts have been responding to the testing reform directives. Responses of educational groups and demographic types were compared using the chi-square test and presented in descriptive and ... continued below

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vii, 116 leaves.

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Gray, Ruth Ann December 1990.

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The problem of the study was to examine the effects of Texas legislated basic skills testing as the effects relate to teachers, administrators, and local school districts. Questionnaires consisting of thirty questions were mailed to a stratified random sample of 120 educators from all twenty Regional Service Centers in Texas. Both teachers and administrators were included in the sample. Factual information and personal opinions were solicited to determine how educators and local school districts have been responding to the testing reform directives. Responses of educational groups and demographic types were compared using the chi-square test and presented in descriptive and tabular form.. Nine findings, nine conclusions, and six recommendations resulted from the study.

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Gray, Ruth Ann. Texas Educational Reform: a Study of the Effects of Mandated Testing in Texas, thesis, December 1990; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500379/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .