CPRE : Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Impacts of Curriculum-based Examination Systems

This project (1996-2002) focused on how the policy environment and the marketplace signal students about the importance of learning. Across different societies, do secondary school examinations (an objective means for employers and colleges to judge student preparation) contribute to higher achievement and to economic payoffs?

Curriculum-based External Exit Exam Systems.
(John Bishop, January 1999)

Do Curriculum-based External Exit Exams Enhance Student Achievement? (John Bishop, April 1998, No. RR-040)