ERIC Number: EJ377101
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Test Fairness and Bias: Measuring Academic Achievement among Black Youth.
Johnson, Sylvia T.
Urban League Review, v11 n1-2 p76-92 Sum-Win 1987-88
Reviews the major issues involved in testing Black children and youth. Argues that testing must be demystified by improving professional training, and that testing must be viewed as only one part of the assessment of achievement and ability. Concludes that more Black professionals must be included in the process of test development and interpretation. (FMW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Education, Black Leadership, Black Youth, Blacks, Culture Fair Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Tests, Professional Personnel, Professional Training, Standardized Tests, Test Bias, Test Interpretation, Test Use, Test Validity, Testing, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Black Education: A Quest for Equity and Excellence."