ERIC Number: ED221589
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: N/A
Interpreting and Using Commercial Achievement Test Results. Basic Skills Improvement Policy: Supplement to Implementation Guide 1.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Research and Assessment.
This supplement is intended to help schools get the maximum amount of useful information from test results; information that will be helpful in program monitoring, grouping, planning instructional activities, and reporting results to parents and community. Contents include an introduction to test interpretation and interpreting of test scores; suggestions for using information in addition to test scores to improve the quality of decisions concerning students; suggestions for using test data for monitoring performance at the district level and to identify instructional needs; and guidelines for working with the press. A chart for interpreting normal curve equivalents, percentiles, stanines and standard deviation units, and sample press releases are appended. (PN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Research and Assessment.