Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The need to document the results of instruction in a school system has been recorded as early as 1912 (Thorndike, 1912). Today, there is little argument about the necessity of evaluating pupil progress. Recent national attention has focused on public education and student performance on standardized achievement tests. Reports such as "Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Education Reform" (1983) agree that public schools need to be more accountable for student achievement and that standardized tests may be one of the best tools for assessing and/or evaluating the performance of students and schools.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations
Educational Psychology: Teaching
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©1985 Ronald D. Millsap
Millsap, Ronald D., "An analysis of the Iowa Tests of Educational Development performance of participants and non-participants in a ninth grade contemporary science course" (1985). Graduate Research Papers. 2938.