Editors Committee On The Evaluation Of The Voluntary National Tests Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309062799, 9780309062794
Authors: michael J. Feuer, Paul W. Holland, Bert F. Green, Meryl W. Bertenthal,, F. Cadell Hemphill, Editors; Committee On Equivalency, Linkage Of Educational Tests, National Research Council
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Keywords: educational, tests, among, linkage, measures, equivalence, uncommon
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The issues surrounding the comparability of various tests used to assess performance in schools received broad public attention during congressional debate over the voluntary national tests proposed by President Clinton in his 1997 State of the Union Address. Proponents of voluntary national tests argue that there is no widely understood, challenging benchmark of individual student performance in ......
ISBN: 0309062853, 9780309062855
Authors: james W. Pellegrino, Lee R. Jones,, Karen J. Mitchell, Editors; Committee On The Evaluation Of National, State Assessments Of Educational Progress, National Research Council
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Keywords: transforming, assessment, educational, progress, naep, evaluating, nation, report, card, grading
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Since the late 1960s, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)--the nation's report card--has been the only continuing measure of student achievement in key subject areas. Increasingly, educators and policymakers have expected NAEP to serve as a lever for education reform and many other purposes beyond its original role. Grading the Nation's Report Card examines ways NAEP can be str......
ISBN: 0309047285, 9780309047289
Authors: michael M. Meyer, Stephen E. Fienberg, Editors; Panel To Review Evaluation Studies Of Bilingual Education, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: education, strategies, bilingual, case, evaluation, studies, assessing
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Bilingual education has long been the subject of major disagreements in this country. This book provides a detailed critique of the two largest studies of U.S. bilingual education programs. It examines the goals of the studies and what can be learned from them. In addition, using these studies as cases, this book provides guidelines on how to plan large evaluation studies to achieve useful answers......
ISBN: 0309068444, 9780309068444
Authors: Nambury S. Raju, James W. Pellegrino, Meryl W. Bertenthal, Karen J. Mitchell,, Lee R. Jones, Editors; Committee On The Evaluation Of National, State Assessments Of Educational Progress, National Research Council
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Keywords: evaluation, naep, research, card, nation, report, grading
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The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as the nation's report card, has chronicled students' academic achievement in America for over a quarter of a century. It has been a valued source of information about students' performance, providing the best available trend data on the academic achievement of elementary, middle, and secondary school students in key subject areas. NAEP......
ISBN: 0309121183, 9780309121187
Authors: Milton D. Hakel, Judith Anderson Koenig,, Stuart W. Elliott, editors, Committee On Evaluation Of Teacher Certification By The National Board For Professional Teaching Standards, National Research Council
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Keywords: certification, programs, level, advanced, accomplished, teaching, assessing
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The mission of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is to establish "high and rigorous standards for what teachers should know and be able to do, to certify teachers who meet those standards, and to advance other education reforms for the purpose of improving student learning in American schools."In response to a request from the U.S. Congress, the National Research Counc......
Authors: Jeanne C. Rivard, Mary Ellen O'connell,, David H. Wegman, Editors; Committee On The External Evaluation Of Nidrr, Its Grantees; National Research Council
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Keywords: grantmaking, processes, products, nidrr, research, disability, rehabilitation, review
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The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) is the principal federal agency supporting applied research, training, and development to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. NIDRR's mission is to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use in improving the ability of persons with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, ......
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