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ERIC Number: EJ381989
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Zest for Tests. Are Too Many Used for the Wrong Reasons?
Lytle, James H.
School Administrator, v45 n11 p8-11 Dec 1988
Using scores from a single standardized test to make student placement decisions for reading groups, advanced placement classes, magnet schools, or remedial education programs is inappropriate. Recent research shows that teachers' judgments provide as accurate an estimate of student ability as standardized test results. Using multiple measures improves accuracy. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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