Date of Award
Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
Dr. Paul C. Kennedy
The minimum competency movement can be viewed as a national response of concern about the supposed decline in academic skills in the nation's schools. When high school graduates have trouble reading a newspaper, balancing a checkbook, or filling out a job application, questions about the quality of their schooling are bound to be raised.
Cook, David E., "A Study of Attitudes and Feelings about Competency Based Testing in a Selected Eastern Nebraska Public School District" (1981). Student Work. 2641.