Linking Assessments Based on Aggregate Reporting: Background and Issues
Over the past two decades, the use of standardized tests in the nation’s schools has increased sharply. According to a report prepared for Congress more than 10 years ago by the Office of Technology Assessment, “The rise in testing reflects a heightened demand from legislators at all levels-and their constituents-for evidence that education dollars are spent effectively.
KeywordsItem Response Theory Achievement Level Mathematics Proficiency Operational Administration Population Invariance
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