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Standards, information, and the demand for student achievement

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  • Richard J. Murnane
  • Frank Levy

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Higher student achievement, say the authors, has been severely hampered by a lack of good information comparing achievement levels with today's labor market requirements. They argue that by obtaining this information--in the form of academic standards and assessments--parents can more accurately evaluate the quality of their children's education.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of New York in its journal Economic Policy Review.

Volume (Year): (1998)
Issue (Month): Mar ()
Pages: 117-124

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:1998:i:mar:p:117-124:n:v.4no.1

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