ERIC Number: EJ926248
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Testing to the Top: Everything But the Kitchen Sink?
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n8 p32-36 May 2011
Two tests intended to measure student achievement of the Common Core State Standards will face intense scrutiny, but the test makers say they will include performance assessments and other items that are not multiple-choice questions. Incorporating performance items on this tests will bring up issues over scoring, costs, and validity.
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, State Standards, Test Construction, Intellectual Property, Performance Based Assessment, Scoring, Test Validity, Interrater Reliability
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Race to the Top