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3 edition of The tyranny of testing. found in the catalog.

The tyranny of testing.

by Banesh Hoffmann

  • 346 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Crowell-Collier Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by Jacques Barzun.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3051 .H68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p.
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5877319M
    LC Control Number63007474
    OCLC/WorldCa1378957

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