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ERIC Number: EJ714464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun-22
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0009-4056
Standardized Tests: A Teacher's Perspective
Blasi, MaryJane
Childhood Education, v81 n4 p242 Sum 2005
This article offers an explanation of standardized tests so that parents may understand the significance of their children's tests scores. Definitions of terms such as "percentile ranking," "norming group" and "criterion-referenced" are given. The author also questions the validity of high-stakes tests as a true measure of student knowledge.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: Grade 3
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Achievement Tests