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Hollingshead, Lynne; Childs, Ruth A. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2011
Large-scale assessment results for schools, school boards/districts, and entire provinces or states are commonly reported as the percentage of students achieving a standard--that is, the percentage of students scoring above the cut score that defines the standard on the assessment scale. Recent research has shown that this method of reporting is…
Descriptors: Cutting Scores, Educational Assessment, Grade 6, Comparative Analysis