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Writing Assessment in Connecticut: A Holistic Eye toward Identification and an Analytic Eye toward Instruction.
Baron, Joan Boykoff – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1984
The Connecticut Assessment of Educational Progress assesses writing traits using different approaches to diagnose students' skills. These include multiple choice, direct assessment, "revising test," dictation, and note-taking. These measures and scoring guides are used to assess several elements of good writing. (DWH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Essay Tests, Holistic Evaluation, Minimum Competencies
Tirozzi, Gerald N.; And Others – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1985
Three statewide assessment programs in Connecticut developed in response to the State Board of Education's goals and objectives are described. These include: (1) the Connecticut Assessment of Educational Progress; (2) the Educational Evaluation and Remedial Assessment Program; and (3) the Connecticut Mastery Testing Program.
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education