ERIC Number: EJ440499
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics Attainment at Inner-City Schools: Establishing the Need for Systematic Formative Evaluation Practices.
Barner, Robert R.; Bruno, James E.
Urban Review, v23 n4 p251-70 Dec 1991
Reveals shortcomings of elementary school evaluation and norm-referenced tests (NRTs) by studying the linkages between mathematics attainment of 130 inner-city high school students and their formative evaluation and between elementary NRTs and Scholastic Aptitude Test mathematics scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Educational Assessment, Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Problems, Formative Evaluation, High Risk Students, High School Seniors, Inner City, Low Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, School Effectiveness, Testing Problems, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A