Uses and misuses of data for educational accountability and improvement /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: National Society for the Study of Education.
Other Authors: Herman, Joan L., Haertel, Edward.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Malden, Mass. : NSSE ; Distributed by Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Series:Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 104th, pt. 2
Table of Contents:
  • Part one: Foundations: A historical perspective on validity arguments for accountability testing / Edward H. Haertel and Joan L. Herman
  • Assessment and accountability from the policymakers perspective / Lorraine M. McDonnell
  • Goals for learning assessment / Judith A. Ramaley. Part two: Design and analysis issues: Issues in the design of accountability systems / Robert L. Linn
  • Alignment, high stakes, and the inflation of test scores / Daniel Koretz
  • Exploring models of school performance: from theory to practice / Kilchan Choi, Pete Goldschmidt, and Kyo Yamashiro
  • Statistical misunderstandings of the properties of school and school accountability / David Rogosa. Part three: Issues of fairness and consequences. Issues and consequences for English language learners / Jamal Abedi
  • When one size does not fit all - the special challenges of accountability testing for students with disabilities / Diana Pullin
  • Is the glass half full or mostly empty? Ending social promotion in Chicago / Melissa Roderick, Jenny Nagoaka, and Elaine Allensworth
  • High school exit examinations: when do learning effects generalize? / John Bishop
  • The consequences of student testing for teaching and teacher quality / Linda Darling-Hammond and Elle Rustique-Forrester. Part four: Moving to better practice. Data use and school improvement: challenges and prospects / Margaret Heritage and Raymond Yeagley
  • Getting things right at the classroom level / Jerome M. Shaw
  • Technology and effective assessment systems / Eva L. Baker.