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Investigating the influence of standards: a framework for research in mathematics, science, and technology education/Iris R.Weiss…[et al.].

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07276-X (pbk.)

1. Mathematics—Study and teaching—Standards—United States—Evaluation. 2. Science—Study and teaching—Standards—United States—Evaluation. 3. Technical education—Standards—United States—Evaluation. I. Weiss, Iris R.

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2002). Investigating the influence of standards: A framework for research in mathematics, science, and technology education. I.R.Weiss, M.S.Knapp, K.S.Hollweg, and G.Burrill (Eds.), Committee on Understanding the Influence of Standards in K-12 Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

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