ERIC Number: EJ677623
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Using State School Accountability Data to Evaluate Federal Programs: A Long Uphill Road.
Kirby, Sheila Nataraj; McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Lockwood, J. R.; McCombs, Jennifer Sloan; Naftel, Scott; Barney, Heather
Peabody Journal of Education, v77 n4 p122-45 2002
Discusses the quality of school-level data collected as part of state accountability systems, including the reliability and validity of school-level test scores as a measure of the value added by schools to student learning, outlining ways that these data can be usefully analyzed; illustrating challenges inherent in doing so; and discussing implications for measuring changes in school performance and linking these effects to specific programs. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Reinventing Evaluation.