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Getting More From Less

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  • Dennis Heffley
  • Can Bekaroglu

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With nearly 58% of all town expen­ditures in Connecticut going to edu­cation, recent fiscal pressures have forced teachers and administrators to make do with less. But this pres­sure to perform is not new. The push for “assessment” and “accountabil­ity,” and the mandates and penal­ties of “No Child Left Behind,” have left many educators feeling more like beleaguered test tutors than well-trained professionals. Yet despite the pressure and professional doubts, many Connecticut high school dis­tricts seem to be preparing students for the SAT Reasoning Test in a rela­tively efficient way.

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Article provided by University of Connecticut, Department of Economics in its journal The Connecticut Economy.

Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): Winter ()
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Handle: RePEc:uct:ctecon:10-win-03

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