ERIC Number: EJ551689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Children Not Ready to Learn? The Invalidity of School Readiness Testing.
Shepard, Lorrie A.
Psychology in the Schools, v34 n2 p85-97 Apr 1997
Reviews both the technical and policy aspects of readiness testing in local school districts. Summarizes policy context, motivations behind the tests, and consequences. Discusses the types of readiness tests and developmental screening measures misused as readiness tests, along with evidence of these measures' substantive and technical validity. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "School Readiness."