Measuring Growth with the MCAS Tests: A consideration of vertical scales and standards

Publication Date: 2006-10-01

Synopsis:

This paper, prepared for the Massachusetts Department of Education, describes three conceptions of student growth and examines the appropriateness of vertical scales and vertically-moderated standards as tools for measuring student growth through a large-scale assessment system.

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Authors:

Charles DePascale

Publication Documents:

MeasuringGrowthMCASTests_CD06.pdf  (Size: 82 KB)

Sources:

Center for Assessment