ERIC Number: EJ478809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
A Technological and Historical Consideration of Equity Issues Associated with Proposals to Change the Nation's Testing Policy.
Madaus, George F.
Harvard Educational Review, v64 n1 p76-95 Spr 1994
Historically, such testing programs as intelligence tests and Chapter I minimum competency testing have inadvertently perpetuated inequalities. An equitable national testing program must look beyond the mystique of testing technologies, clearly define purposes of assessment, recruit minorities into the testing field, and establish an independent monitoring agency. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Symposium: Equity in Educational Assessment.