ERIC Number: EJ680088
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
An Examination of the Longitudinal Effect of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) on Student Achievement.
Orlich, Donald C.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v11 n18 2003
Analyzed a 4-year data set from the Washington Assessment of Student Learning, the state's required high school test, using effect size as the measure of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Findings show that meeting AYP will be a problem of defining the standard as yearly score fluctuations occur. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Effect Size, Graduation Requirements, Longitudinal Studies, Scores, State Programs, State Standards, Testing Programs
For full text: http://olam.ed.asu.edu/epaa.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: No Child Left Behind Act 2001; Washington State Educational Assessment Program
Note: Electronic journal; article has 9 pages.