Opinion: Making A Case For Curriculum-Based Exit Tests

12/3/2001 | Education Next

Curriculum-based, high-school exit exams, such as those commonly used in Europe and Asia, would serve U.S. schools well, says Professor John H. Bishop of Cornell University. Bishop contends that students who undergo such tests tend to learn more and that curriculum-based exams would invigorate classroom culture in U.S. schools and could encourage more rigorous teaching.

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