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ERIC Number: EJ623018
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
High Percentages Are Not the Same as High Standards.
Guskey, Thomas R.
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n7 p534-36 Mar 2001
Even when complex statistical formulas are used in setting cutoffs for standardized tests, their mathematical precision is no substitute for sound professional judgment. Raising standards or increasing expectations for student learning is not accomplished simply by raising cutoff percentages for performance levels or different grade categories. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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