Measuring up

Measuring up

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Measuring Up demystifies educational testing - from MCAS to SAT to WAIS. Bringing statistical terms down to earth, Koretz takes readers through the most fundamental issues that arise in educational testing and shows how they apply to some of the most controversial issues in education today, from high-stakes testing to special education.The SAT mathematics scale runs from 200 to 800, while the ACT mathematics scale runs from 1 to 36. What does ... To compare a 25 on the ACT with a 700 on the SAT requires converting one or both scores to put them on a common scale.

Title:Measuring up
Author:Daniel M Koretz
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2009-06-30


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