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ERIC Number: EJ628758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0790
Cholera, Rocket Ships and Tom's Veggies: Contemporary and Historical Ideas towards the Effective Communication of School Performance.
Wainer, Howard
Evaluation and Research in Education, v14 n3&4 p148-80 2000
Discusses three interlocking areas associated with effectively and accurately conveying information about school performance to the public: (1) graphical display; (2) nonrandomly gathered data; and (3) statistical adjustment. Illustrates these points with historical data, including test results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress and college admissions data. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress