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Resnick, Lauren B. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2006
Standards-based education has now reached a stage where it is possible to evaluate its overall effectiveness. Several earlier papers in the special issue of "Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice" on "Test Scores and State Accountability" (Volume 24, Number 4) examined specific state policies and their effects on schools…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Accountability, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Popham, W. James – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1993
Current successes and failures in U.S. educational measurement are reviewed, focusing on criterion-referenced testing. Pluses and minuses are listed for the following: (1) the move toward authentic assessment; (2) the dominance of criterion-referenced assessment; and (3) item response theory applications. Each area is a double-edged sword. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Change