ERIC Number: EJ398489
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Using Two Instruments to Measure Student Gains in Reading Achievement when Assessing the Impact of Educational Programs.
Mulkey, Lynn M.
Evaluation Review, v12 n5 p571-87 Oct 1988
Several issues associated with equating and interpreting reading test scores from two different measures of achievement are discussed. The discussion is based on an investigation assessing the impact of classroom functional/ability grouping on academic performance of 5,439 special educational students in elementary, middle, and high schools. (TJH)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Comparative Testing, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Equated Scores, Functional Reading, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Measurement Techniques, Program Evaluation, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Tests, Secondary School Students, Special Education, Test Interpretation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A