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The Resource High stakes : testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation, Jay P. Heubert and Robert M. Hauser, editors ; Committee on Appropriate Test Use ; Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

High stakes : testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation, Jay P. Heubert and Robert M. Hauser, editors ; Committee on Appropriate Test Use ; Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

Label
High stakes : testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation
Title
High stakes
Title remainder
testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation
Statement of responsibility
Jay P. Heubert and Robert M. Hauser, editors ; Committee on Appropriate Test Use ; Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
371.26/0973
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB3051
LC item number
.H475 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heubert, Jay Philip
  • Hauser, Robert Mason
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Educational accountability
  • Education and state
Label
High stakes : testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation, Jay P. Heubert and Robert M. Hauser, editors ; Committee on Appropriate Test Use ; Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The study was supported by contract/grant no. ED-98-CO-0005"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Background and context -- Introduction -- Assessment policy and politics -- Legal frameworks -- Tests as measurements -- pt. 2. Uses of tests to make high-stakes decisions about individuals -- Tracking -- Promotion and retention -- Awarding or withholding high school diplomas -- Students with disabilities -- English-language learners -- Use of voluntary national test scores for tracking, promotion, or graduation decisions -- pt. 3. Ensuring appropriate uses of tests -- Potential strategies for promoting appropriate test use -- Findings and recommendations
Control code
40174242
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 331 pages
Isbn
9780309062800
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98040215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
High stakes : testing for tracking, promotion, and graduation, Jay P. Heubert and Robert M. Hauser, editors ; Committee on Appropriate Test Use ; Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Publication
Note
"The study was supported by contract/grant no. ED-98-CO-0005"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Background and context -- Introduction -- Assessment policy and politics -- Legal frameworks -- Tests as measurements -- pt. 2. Uses of tests to make high-stakes decisions about individuals -- Tracking -- Promotion and retention -- Awarding or withholding high school diplomas -- Students with disabilities -- English-language learners -- Use of voluntary national test scores for tracking, promotion, or graduation decisions -- pt. 3. Ensuring appropriate uses of tests -- Potential strategies for promoting appropriate test use -- Findings and recommendations
Control code
40174242
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 331 pages
Isbn
9780309062800
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98040215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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