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Valencia, Richard R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
Concurrent validity of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) was investigated with 42 English-speaking Mexican-American Head Start children. Correlation coefficients between the five K-ABC Global Scale Standard scores and the three Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence IQ Scale scores were typically in the .50s and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Intelligence Tests, Mexican Americans
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Valencia, Richard R.; Rothwell, Judith G. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
The concurrent validity of the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI) was assessed against the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in a sample of 39 Mexican-American preschool children from low socioeconomic status background. Results indicated some specific support for the WPPSI's concurrent validity. (Author/BS)
Descriptors: Culture Fair Tests, Individual Testing, Intelligence Tests, Mexican Americans
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Valencia, Richard R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
The McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities (MSCA) appears to be an effective predictor of school achievement for 31 English-speaking second-grade Mexican-American children. High Pearson product-moment correlations were obtained between MSCA and the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Correlation
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Valencia, Richard R.; Rankin, Richard J. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1983
The concurrent validity and reliability of Kaufman's short-form version of the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities were examined for a sample of 342 Mexican-American preschool and kindergarten age children. The results showed that generally the positive psychometric properties of the Kaufman short form were also noted for the children in this…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Mexican Americans, Preschool Education, Preschool Tests