ERIC Number: EJ638509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Alignment of Standards and Assessments as an Accountability Criterion.
La Marca, Paul M.
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, v7 n21 2001
Provides an overview of the concept of alignment and the role it plays in assessment and accountability systems. Discusses some methodological issues affecting the study of alignment and explores the relationship between alignment and test score interpretation. Alignment is not only a methodological requirement but also an ethical requirement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Research Methodology, Scores, Standards, Test Interpretation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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