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ERIC Number: EJ406915
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Should Test Results Be Adjusted for Socioeconomic Differences?
Selden, Ramsey
School Administrator, v47 n5 p14-16,18 May 1990
The strong statistical relationship between socioeconomic background and test performance has been well documented for two decades. Accountability for student background by adjusting test scores may be necessary. This article proposes a valid alternative method that recognizes both absolute performance scores and student background differences. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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