Testing Times: A School Case StudyAuthor(s): Ivor Goodson | Martha Foote
Journal: Education Policy Analysis Archives ISSN 1068-2341
Volume: 9; Start page: 2; Date: 2001;
A highly successful, innovative and creative alternative to traditional education is confronted by the demands of contemporary standardized accountability. The account here is a chronicle of the resistance of a particular school, the Durant School, to the global changes that would destroy its local ecologya school whose fight against the imposition of state standards and mandated tests has been a fight to preserve its integrity, its mission, and its autonomy.