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Testing Times: A School Case Study

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Author(s): Ivor Goodson | Martha Foote

Journal: Education Policy Analysis Archives
ISSN 1068-2341

Volume: 9;
Start page: 2;
Date: 2001;
Original page

ABSTRACT
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 ecology—a 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.
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