ERIC Number: ED221561
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Educational Testing Act of 1981. Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education and the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session (July 21, 22, November 4, 5, 1981) on H.R. 1662: To Require Certain Information Be Provided to Individuals Who Take Standardized Educational Admissions Tests, and for Other Purposes.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The hearings on a House bill to require that certain test information be disclosed to individuals who take standardized educational admissions tests are presented. The text of H.R. 1662 is given, which specifies the information to be provided to individuals and postsecondary institutions; regulates the reports and statistical data to be required; insures the privacy of test scores; and states guidelines for testing costs. The verbal record of the witnesses before the Subcommittee is given with any prepared statements, letters and supplemental materials. Persons from the testing industry, public school systems, postsecondary institutions, and educational and professional organizations discuss the state of educational testing and present policies and activities in test disclosure and information use. Samples of actual tests, reports and publications on the policies of relevant organizations and examples of studies regarding educational testing are provided. (CM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Disclosure, Hearings, High Schools, Information Dissemination, Legislation, Postsecondary Education, Privacy, Public Policy, Student Rights, Test Use
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 97th; Testing Legislation; Truth in Testing Legislation
Note: Many pages are marginally legible due to small print.