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Korets

 

a city (since 1940) and center of Korets Raion, Rovno Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. It is located along the Korchik River (part of the Dnieper basin), 33 km from the Novograd-Volynskii railroad junction, which has lines leading to Korosten’, Zhitomir, and Shepetovka. Korets is the site of a sugar refinery and a plastics factory. It has been known since the 12th century.

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As Berliner and Glass (2014) have explained, competition is anything but healthy when teachers feel they have been given a Hobson's choice on actions that could save their evaluations and therefore their jobs (Amrein-Beardsley & Collins, 2012; Koretz, 2008).
(6.) Daniel Koretz, Karen Mitchell, Sheila Barron, and Sarah Keith, The Perceived Effects of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program, CSE Technical Report No.
(11.) Merikangas KR, He JP, Brody D, Fisher PW, Bourdon K, Koretz DS.
The most common type of achievement test is a standardized test developed to measure skills and knowledge learned in a given grade level, usually through planned instruction, such as training or classroom instruction (Koretz, 2002).
The application of that methodology implies a rigorous alternative to descriptive reviews of the literature, explained not only by the bias minimization but also the increase in the statistical power of the primary researches (Sacks et al., 1996; Koretz & Lipman, 2017).
One of the most blatant instances of repression came from LA city council member Paul Koretz, who (http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2018/18-0002-S128_reso_11-06-2018.pdf) introduced a resolution calling on UCLA to ban NSJP from taking place, sent a (https://dailybruin.com/2018/11/08/la-city-council-calls-on-ucla-to-cancel-students-for-justice-in-palestine-event/) letter to Chancellor Block similarly calling for the conference's cancellation, and is cited in a news (https://dailybruin.com/2018/11/18/national-students-for-justice-in-palestine-conference-goes-on-despite-on-campus-protest/) article as having taken part in the anti-NSJP protest whose participants frequently threatened and harassed conference attendees.
(11.) Jones MB, Voet R, Pagani J, Lotysch M, O'Connell T, Koretz RL.
"They understood that assessments would become "high-stakes" (Koretz et al., 1992, p.
"There's still a significant permitting process and environmental review ahead [for the test tunnel]," clarified Paul Koretz, a Councilmember who serves on the Public Works Committee.
Worse, the results from these tests reveal only a fraction of the overall picture of whether students are learning--and whether teachers are effective in their jobs, says Daniel Koretz. As one of the nations foremost experts on education testing--and the Henry Lee Shattuck professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education-Koretz says the whole idea of testbased accountability has failed.
The title of his latest book telegraphs where Harvard education professor Daniel Koretz stands on one of today's most contentious schooling issues: high-stakes testing.