ERIC Number: EJ615495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
An Overview of Conflicting Opinions in the TAAS Case.
Valencia, Richard R.; Bernal, Ernesto M.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v22 n4 p423-44 Nov 2000
Summarizes plaintiffs' and defendants' opinions in the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) case concerning why some minority students fail TAAS, history of racial/ethnic discrimination in Texas schools, students' opportunity to learn TAAS content, teaching-TAAS alignment, adverse impact on minority students, psychometric integrity, decision model for awarding high school diploma, and accountability model. (Contains 62 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills