ERIC Number: EJ615842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Examination of Differential Item Functioning on a Standardized Achievement Battery with Limited English Proficient Students.
Snetzler, Suzi; Qualls, Audrey L.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v60 n4 p564-77 Aug 2000
Examined the incidence of differential item functioning (DIF) on 3 subtests of the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills using test scores for 2,867 Alaskan students, characterized as "Native" or White at fourth and sixth grades or sixth and eighth grades. Effect size differences favoring whites were larger when students of equal English proficiency were compared. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Alaska
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills