ERIC Number: ED115690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of Educational Achievement Test Measures as an Eligibility Criterion in the Better Schools Act Formula. Final Report.
Vale, Carol A.; Bianchini, John C.
This report contains the selected descriptive analysis of the Anchor Test Study. Data originates in the public school segment of the national sample of grades 4, 5, and 6 who were administered the appropriate level of the Metropolitan Achievement Test (MAT): Reading, Form F. A description of the determination of the data base, of the analyses and results, and of the generalizability of the results for Northern and Southern states comprises the project report. Descriptive Tables are: Relationships between Test Performance and Income Level; Relationships between Test Performance and Degree of Urbanization of School Location; Correlation Matrices; Distribution for Selected Subgroups (Word Knowledge, Reading Comprehension, Total Reading Score). All tables are broken down by grade. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Data Analysis, Demography, Elementary School Students, Family Income, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Matrices, Public Schools, Raw Scores, Reading Tests, Standardized Tests, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Test Results, Urbanization, Welfare Recipients
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. (PB 240 651, MF $2.25, HC $4.75)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Berkeley, CA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Metropolitan Achievement Tests