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Barlowe, Avram; Cook, Ann – American Educator, 2016
For more than two decades, the New York Performance Standards Consortium, a coalition of 38 public high schools, has steered clear of high-stakes testing, which superficially assess student learning. Instead, the consortium's approach relies on performance-based assessments--essays, research papers, science experiments, and high-level mathematical…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Performance Based Assessment, High Schools, Public Schools