ERIC Number: EJ654972
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Limitations in the Use of Achievement Tests as Measures of Educators' Productivity.
Koretz, Daniel M.
Journal of Human Resources, v37 n4 p752-77 Fall 2002
Discusses the issues involved in using achievement tests as a proxy indicator of educational quality, the mechanisms underlying score inflation, and the perverse incentives that can result from simple test-based accountability. Suggests ways to improve incentives by using multiple forms of assessment. (Contains 51 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue on Designing Incentives to Promote Human Capital.