ERIC Number: EJ670712
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Vertical Equating for State Assessments: Issues and Solutions in Determination of Adequate Yearly Progress and School Accountability.
Lissitz, Robert W.; Huynh, Huynh
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, v8 n10 2003
Describes the concept of "adequate yearly progress" as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act and discusses some of the psychometric issues it raises. Examines scaling as a means to equate tests when assessing educational gains and recommends vertically moderated standards over vertical equating of state assessments. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Achievement Gains, Equated Scores, Psychometrics, Scaling, State Programs, Testing Programs
For full text: http://ericae.net/pare/getvn.asp?v-8 &n=10.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001