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ERIC Number: EJ484357
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3737
The Metric Matters: The Sensitivity of Conclusions about Growth in Student Achievement to Choice of Metric.
Seltzer, Michael H.; And Others
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v16 n1 p41-49 Spr 1994
A series of analyses based on a longitudinal study of reading achievement in Chicago (Illinois) illustrate that the conclusions drawn about academic growth and the decisions about types of interventions needed may be very sensitive to the metric that is used (i.e., grade equivalents or item response theory metrics). (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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