Using Validity Arguments to Evaluate the Technical Quality of Local Assessment Systems

Publication Date: 2012-04-13

Synopsis:

In a paper presented at AERA in April 2012, an approach for validating local assessments is presented. This paper provides a framework intended to help district-level personnel develop and evaluate district-wide assessments aligned to state content standards, technically sound, fair, and unbiased, and with clear performance expectations.

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Authors:

Chad Gotch , Marianne Perie

Sources:

Washington State University
Center for Assessment