ERIC Number: EJ388302
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A Comparison of Methods for Calculating a Severe Discrepancy.
Bennett, Deborah E.; Clarizio, Harvey F.
Journal of School Psychology, v26 n4 p359-69 Win 1988
Used scores from 86 elementary school students referred for learning disabilities to compare four methods of determining a severe discrepancy between ability and achievement. Found high degree of agreement between z-score and estimated true score difference approaches. Less agreement was found between unadjusted regression procedure and other methods. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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