ERIC Number: ED196946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Testing and Evaluation in Schools: Practitioners' Views.
Stalford, Charles B., Ed.
This volume is a compendium of local level practitioners' papers about testing and evaluation issues in the schools. Excerpts from 13 papers and a summary of the proceedings of a conference sponsored by the National Institute of Education's Testing, Assessment and Evaluation Division are included. Titles of the papers are: (1) Testing Concerns of a Special Educator; (2) Florida's Standardized Testing Program: A Tool or Weapon?; (3) Making Reading Achievement Tests Work for the Inner-City Student; (4) Teachers on Testing; (5) Standardized Testing in Elementary School: A Practitioner's Perspective on Several Significant Testing and Evaluation Issues; (6) An Elementary School Principal's View of Standardized Testing; (7) Coordinating Testing, Evaluation, and Decisionmaking at the Local Level; (8) Evaluation of a Planned Change Effort; (9) Responding to Conflicting Evaluation Demands; (10) Problems of Measuring Achievement and How They Are Being Addressed in the Portland, Oregon, Public Schools; (11) Some Problems of Evaluation in Large School Districts; (12) What It Takes To Win: Factors in the Utilization of Evaluation Findings for Educational Improvement; and (13) Producing Quality Program Evaluation in Education and Using It: The Washington, D.C., Experience. (RL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.