Measuring Up: What Educational Testing Really Tells Us

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How do you judge the quality of a school, a district, a teacher, a student? By the test scores, of course. Yet for all the talk, what educational tests can and can't tell you, and how scores can be misunderstood and misused, remains a mystery to most. The complexities of testing are routinely ignored, either because they are unrecognized, or because they may be--well, complicated. Inspired by a popular Harvard course for students without an extensive mathematics background, "Measuring Up" demystifies educational testing- ...

Measuring Up: What Educational Testing Really Tells Us 2008, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674028050

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