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Kopriva, Rebecca J.; Emick, Jessica E.; Hipolito-Delgado, Carlos Porfirio; Cameron, Catherine A. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2007
Does it matter if students are appropriately assigned to test accommodations? Using a randomized method, this study found that individual students assigned accommodations keyed to their particular needs were significantly more efficacious for English language learners (ELLs) and that little difference was reported between students receiving…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Student Needs, Testing Accommodations, English (Second Language)
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Meredith, Vana Hutto – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1984
The history of direct writing assessment and scoring procedures in South Carolina are discussed. The South Carolina Basic Skills Assessment Program Writing Committee developed writing objectives for students. Holistic and analytic scoring procedures were used. Information on instructional improvement and student deficiencies was distributed to…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Essay Tests, Holistic Evaluation
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Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1982
The rationale for the role of state educational agencies in certifying teachers, the National Teacher Examinations (NTE) program and the new NTE Core Battery are discussed. State certification in Arkansas, Florida and Oklahoma, Louisiana's consideration, and the District Court of South Carolina decision concerning NTE use for certification are…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, State Action, State Licensing Boards