ERIC Number: ED353294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing Student Achievement in the States: Background Studies. Studies for the Evaluation of the NAEP Trial State Assessment Commissioned for the National Academy of Education Panel Report on the 1990 Trial.
National Academy of Education, Stanford, CA.
This document presents 10 papers concerning the 1990 Trial State Assessment, which was restricted to the eighth-grade public school population in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 U.S. territories. The following are the papers: (1) "A Critique of Sampling in the 1990 Trial State Assessment" (Bruce D. Spencer); (2) "Eligibility/Exclusion Issues in the 1990 Trial State Assessment" (Bruce D. Spencer); (3) "Evaluation of the Implementation of the 1990 Trial State Mathematics Assessment" (Donald H. McLaughlin, Frances B. Stancavage, Jay G. Chambers, Elizabeth Hartka, and Kadriye Ercikan); (4) "The Content and Curricular Validity of the 1990 NAEP Mathematics Items: A Retrospective Analysis" (Edward A. Silver, Patricia A. Kenney, and Leslie Salmon-Cox); (5) "The Relative Standing of States in the 1990 Trial State Assessment: The Influence of Choice of Content, Statistics, and Subpopulation Breakdowns" (Robert L. Linn, Lorrie Shepard, and Elizabeth Hartka); (6) "A Study of the Impact of Reporting the Results of the 1990 Trial State Assessment: First Report" (Frances B. Stancavage, Edward Roeber, and George W. Bohrnstedt); (7) "General Issues in Reporting the Results of the NAEP Trial State Assessment Results" (Robert M. Jaeger); (8) "The Case for District- and School-Level Results from NAEP" (Ramsey Selden); (9) "Cautions on the Future of NAEP: Arguments Against Using NAEP Tests and Data Reporting below the State Level" (Walter Haney and George F. Madaus); and (10) "Reasonable Inferences for the Trial State NAEP Given the Current Design: Inferences that Can and Cannot Be Made" (Edward H. Haertel). (RLC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Eligibility, Grade 8, Inferences, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Tests, National Surveys, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Schools, Research Reports, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Test Results, Testing Programs
National Academy of Education, Stanford University, School of Education, CERAS-507, Stanford, CA 94305-3084 ($10 prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: National Academy of Education, Stanford, CA.