Power and assessment: A genealogical analysis of the CLASS

  title={Power and assessment: A genealogical analysis of the CLASS},
  author={Sonya Gaches and Diana Hill},
ABSTRACTThe CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system) has become integrally linked with quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) throughout the United States and other international locations. This relationship reinforces the neoliberal consumer-based perspectives of quality and devalues localized perspectives. This article challenges the notion of assessing quality in this manner and provides a genealogical analysis of the literature supporting the CLASS. The analysis focuses on three… CONTINUE READING


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