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ERIC Number: EJ670686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1531-7714
Consequences of (Mis)use of the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) for High-Stakes Decisions: A Comment on Haney and the Texas Miracle in Education.
Kellow, J. Thomas; Willson, Victor L.
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, v7 n24 2001
Explores the consequence of failing to incorporate measurement error in the development of cut scores in criterion-referenced measures, using the example of Texas and the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills to illustrate the impact of measurement error on false negative decisions. Findings support those of W. Haney (2000). (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills