ERIC Number: EJ273814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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The Use of "Ability" Measures as Controls for Concurrent or Subsequent Achievement (Comment on Alexander et al., ASR, October 1981).
Coleman, James S.
American Sociological Review, v47 n6 p819-21 Dec 1982
Comments upon a 1981 article by Alexander, Pallas, and Cook. Discusses whether particular standardized tests measure achievement or ability and the implications of this issue for school effects research. (GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: School and College Ability Tests; Sequential Tests of Educational Progress