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ERIC Number: EJ289047
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Uses and Abuses of Assessment and Evaluation Data by Policymakers.
Kearney, C. Philip
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v2 n3 p9-12 Fall 1983
The three general categories that encompass the legitimate uses to which test data can be put (i.e., public reporting at the local, state, or regional level; identifying needs and allocating resources; and making judgments about promotion and graduation) are identified and examples are offered of policymakers' use and misuse of test results. (LC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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