ERIC Number: ED145587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Quality of Education, 1977. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities. Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on Examination into the Quality of Education of our Nation's Students and Means of Improving Competency in Basic Skills at Various Grade Levels.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.
The first day of hearings features the testimony of Admiral H. M. Rickover and Dr. Mary Berry, Assistant Secretary for Education, on the quality of education and what can be done about it. Subsequent testimony centers on the testing of students. Those offering statements are William W. Turnball, president of Educational Testing Service; Dr. Roy H. Forbes, director of the National Assessment of Educational Progress; and Willard Wirtz, chairman of the Advisory Panel on the Scholastic Aptitude Test Score Decline. Other evidence offered includes samples from tests, descriptions of the characteristics of eight nationally normed tests, and description of the assessment of basic skills being done in the nation. (IRT) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Results (Overview).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.
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