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Drahozal, Edward C. – 1988
The purposes of this study were to compare student, school, and group average distributions of two standardized tests, the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) and Stanford 7 Plus Achievement Test, and examine the American College Testing Programs college entrance examinations (Grades 11-12). In addition to the student-school norm comparisons, ratios…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Planning, Elementary Education
Bennett, Albert; Easton, John Q. – 1988
The scores on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills taken by 179 Black and Hispanic students who voluntarily transferred from predominantly minority schools to desegregated schools were examined. They reveal that a desegregated education obtained through voluntary transfer has no significant effect on the reading and mathematics achievement levels of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Education
Bessant, A.; And Others – 1981
To assess the productivity of 167 Houston elementary schools, researchers applied a fractional linear programming procedure called Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to each school's inputs and outputs. School output was measured by third- and sixth-graders' scores on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS). Input resources comprised pupil…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Attendance, Efficiency, Elementary Education
House, Gary D. – 1980
This paper analyzes data from three administrations (spring and fall 1977 and spring 1978) of reading and mathematics achievement tests across grades three through eight. The study asks two major questions: (1) how accurately are students identified for Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I services based upon the first test administration?;…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Qualls-Payne, Audrey L. – Journal of Educational Measurement, 1992
Six methods for estimating the standard error of measurement (SEM) at specific score levels are compared by comparing score level SEM estimates from a single test administration to estimates from two test administrations, using Iowa Tests of Basic Skills data for 2,138 examinees. L. S. Feldt's method is preferred. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Error of Measurement
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Romberg, Thomas A.; Wilson, Linda D. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1992
Examined 6 widely used grade-8 standardized tests for content, required processes, and level to determine their alignment with the 5-8 NCTM "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards." Concluded that these tests inadequately covered the 5-8 standards. A follow-up study examined items from newly developed and foreign tests to demonstrate the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Mathematics Achievement
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1989
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (SEED) is a nationwide program in which professional mathematicians and scientists from universities and research corporations teach conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of disadvantaged elementary school students as a supplement to their regular mathematics instruction.…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1990
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (Project SEED) is a nationwide program in which mathematicians and scientists from academia and industry teach abstract, conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of elementary school students as a supplement to their regular arithmetic classes. A Socratic group-discovery…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1992
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (SEED) is a national program in which professional mathematicians and scientists from universities and industry teach abstract, conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of elementary school children as a supplement to their regular mathematics instruction. In the Dallas…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
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Seever, Margaret – 1991
This report presents a formative evaluation of the first year's program of Trailwoods Environmental Science School, a magnet elementary school in the Kansas City School District in Missouri. The school serves students in grades kindergarten through grade 5 and began operation in the fall of 1990. The report focuses on the implementation of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement, Achievement Rating, Administrator Effectiveness
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