ERIC Number: EJ473819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Investigating Test Content and Curriculum Content Overlap to Assess Opportunity to Learn.
Winfield, Linda F.
Journal of Negro Education, v62 n3 p288-310 Sum 1993
Investigates the relationship between Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers' estimates of test content coverage (opportunity to learn) and mathematics achievement of 89 fourth graders (65% were African American and 35% were white) in Chapter 1 mathematics instruction. Results indicate the importance of measuring students' opportunity to learn test content prior to judging test results and program effectiveness. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Compensatory Education, Content Analysis, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Discrimination, Elementary School Students, Equal Education, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum, Racial Differences, Test Content, Test Results, White Students
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1; Hawkins Stafford Act 1988
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills