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Title Evaluation of "Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress" / Committee on Evaluation of National and State Assessments of Educational Progress, Board on Testing and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (v, 31 pages)
Series Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Contents ""Evaluation of “Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress�""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""Evaluation of “Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress�""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""NAEP's Origin and Evolution""; ""Redesign of the Original Plan""; ""Current Design and Governance""; ""PROPOSED REDESIGN""; ""EVALUATION OF THE PROPOSED REDESIGN""; ""Multiple and Varied Purposes""; ""Insufficient Detail""; ""Insufficient Empirical Base""; ""FUNDAMENTAL RECONCEPTUALIZATION OF NAEP""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""References""
""Appendix: Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress: Draft For Public Comment""""OVERVIEW""; ""A Better Way to Measure Educational Progress in America""; ""Purpose of the National Assessment of Educational Progress""; ""The Audience for the National Assessment""; ""What the National Assessment Is Not""; ""Recommended Changes to the National Assessment""; ""Test all subjects specified by Congress: reading, writing, mathematics, science, history, geography, civics, the arts ... ""; ""Vary the amount of detail in testing and in reporting results""
""Simplify the National Assessment design""""Simplify the way the National Assessment reports trends in student achievement""; ""Use performance standards to report whether student achievement is “good enough�""; ""Use international comparisons""; ""Emphasize reporting for grades 4, 8 and 12""; ""National Assessment results for states""; ""Use innovations in measurement and reporting""; ""Keep test frameworks and specifications stable""; ""Use an appropriate mix of multiple-choice and “performance� questions""
Notes "Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress : draft for public comment / National Assessment Governing Board": pages 15-31
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 11-12)
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Subject Education -- Standards -- United States.
Education -- United States -- Evaluation.
Educational tests and measurements -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author United States. National Assessment Governing Board. Redesigning the National Assessment of Educational Progress
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Evaluation of National and State Assessments of Educational Progress.
ISBN 0309562821 (electronic bk.)
9780309562829 (electronic bk.)
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