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High Stakes Performance Assessment
Perspectives on Kentucky's Educational Reform



March 1994 | 112 pages | Corwin
The implementation of a 'high stakes', performace-based assessment system has resulted in financial rewards being granted to those schools demonstrating improved results, while sanctions have been imposed on schools whose academic performance is poor. Contributors to this book examine the complex issues associated with this system in the state of Kentucky and offer diverse opinion on the topic.
Thomas R Guskey
Introduction
Edward Kifer
Development of Kentucky's Instructional Results Information System (KIRIS)
Peter Winograd and Karen Webb
Impact on Curriculum Reform
Scott Trimble
Ensuring Educational Accountability
Ben Oldham
A School District's Perspective
Edward Haertel
Theoretical and Practical Implications

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Thomas R. Guskey

Thomas R. Guskey, Ph.D., is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he began his career in education as a middle school teacher, served as an administrator in Chicago Public Schools, and was the first Director of the Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, a national educational research center. He is the author/editor of 18 books and over 200 articles published in prominent research journals as well as Educational Leadership, Kappan, and School Administrator. Dr. Guskey served on the Policy Research Team of the National Commission... More About Author

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