ERIC Number: ED443859
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Multiple Measures: Accurate Ways To Assess Student Achievement.
Ardovino, Joan; Hollingsworth, John; Ybarra, Silvia
This book is a synthesis of work done and expansion of the handouts, reports, graphs, charts, and communiques related to the work in approximately 130 school districts developing standards-based accountability systems for compensatory education. It serves as a guide to evaluating compensatory education programs and using multiple measures to assess student achievement. Explanations, examples, data, and tips on implementation are included. The chapters are: (1) "A Multiple Measures Imperative"; (2) "Testing: General Information"; (3) "Testing: Reliability, Validity, and Fairness"; (4) "How To Combine Multiple Measures"; (5) "Multiple Measures and Special Populations"; (6) "Multiple Measures and Standards"; and (7) "Data-Driven School Improvement." The book contains numerous illustrations and examples. (Contains 56 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Program Evaluation, School Districts, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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