2000 Reidy Interactive Lecture Series

Technical Issues Affecting State Accountability Systems



Session I
Reliability: To What Extent Would Accountability Labels and Judgements About Students, Teachers, Schools and Districts Be Replicated if Made Again?
Richard Hill, Center for Assessment
Session II
Validity: To What Extent Does the Accountability System Encourage People To Do the Things You Want Them To Do?
Eva Baker, CRESST and UCLA
Session III
Comparability of Populations and Scores When Comparisons are Made Over Time, How Do You Know the Groups Being Compared are Comparable?
Brian Gong,
Center for Assessment