ERIC Number: EJ634866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Use and Misuse of Standardized Tests.
Holloway, John H.
Educational Leadership, v 59 n1 p77-78 Sep 2001
When used appropriately, standardized assessments can assist education reform by tracking individual or group progress and achievement levels and indicating college readiness. Credibility and validity can be improved by preventing student exclusions, using multiple indicators, stressing year-to-year performance, monitoring consequences, and recognizing degrees of uncertainty. (Contains 12 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills