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Briefing Date:05/25/2011
Topic:Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Board on Testing and Assessment
Committee on Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Public Education

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Congressional Briefing
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.

on

Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education

This new National Academies’ report examines evidence on the effects of incentive programs in education, which impose sanctions or offer rewards for students, teachers, or schools on the basis of students’ test performance.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 26, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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