ERIC Number: EJ498866
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Validity in High Stakes Writing Assessment: Problems and Possibilities.
Moss, Pamela A.
Assessing Writing, v1 n1 p109-28 1994
Discusses the tension between testing and literacy education, the deleterious influences of testing on the curriculum, and the lack of a firm relationship between improved test scores and improved educational experiences for students. Presents two alternative systems for evaluation of writing skills at the local and state level. Demonstrates the desirability of one program over another. (RS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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