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Camilli, Gregory – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2003
Although G. Cizek's article balances positive consequences for high-stakes testing against anti-testing criticisms, there is no evidence that high-stakes testing per se has substantial positive consequences. There is, however, optimism that aligned educational systems with testing as a component may lead to higher levels of student achievement.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests
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Camilli, Gregory; Firestone, William A. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1999
Examined the education indicators used in the "Quality Counts" report published by Editorial Projects in Education in 1998. Discusses the degree to which persuasive or normative uses stemmed from the value judgments being made on the basis of the indicator data. (SLD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Educational Indicators, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Utilization