Clinton Has Order for Schools Run by Military Pentagon Must Require Use of Standardized Tests
Compiled From News Services, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
President Bill Clinton ordered the Pentagon on Thursday to require standardized tests in classrooms run by the armed forces for its dependents.
The Defense Department, which operates 233 schools for 115,000 dependents of U.S. military personnel around the world, will join Maryland, Michigan and North Carolina in testing students against international standards by 1999.
"We can make our public schools, just like our military, the best on earth if - like our military - we are willing to adhere to high, rigorous standards for all people, regardless of their background," Clinton said in an address to a joint session of the North Carolina Legislature. Denise Borders, …
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