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ERIC Number: EJ210606
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Test Bias and Ability Level Testing.
Silverman, Bernard
Journal of School Psychology, v17 n3 p255-59 Fall 1979
The average grade equivalent reading comprehension scores of students in Black schools are compared to those of students in White schools under two forms of test administration. Concludes that use of grade level testing with the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills is biased in favor of low scoring subgroups. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills