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From: Marie Cora (marie.cora@hotspurpartners.com)
Date: Mon Aug 01 2005 - 14:55:02 EDT


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Subject: [NIFL-ASSESSMENT:1189] Request to hear from USDOE and Funders
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Dear List members:

At the end of Phil's post, he raised these important questions:


One final thing that I have never heard in discussions of high-stakes 
testing is anything from the USDOE folks or other funders -- do *they*
see 
program quality improving as a result of requiring these tests? Do they
feel 
that the learners are being better served now?
Phil Cackley
REEP
Arlington, VA


This is truly information we need and want to know.  

If there are folks on the list who fall into the above categories
(USDOE/Funders), would you please provide a response? 

If there are folks on the list who might not fall into these categories,
but who can speak to these questions, would you please provide a
response?

Thank you,

marie cora
Moderator, NIFL Assessment Discussion List, and 
Coordinator/Developer LINCS Assessment Special Collection at 
http://literacy.kent.edu/Midwest/assessment/


marie.cora@hotspurpartners.com



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