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Definitions for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Assessment.

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The purpose of this document is to explore the world of assessment within the context of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The definitions provided will help those with little knowledge of as-sessment to understand the essentials of practice and theory. The information is meant for assess-ment users so they can interpret the purpose of tests and test scores appropriately and explain them to others. It is not meant to provide in-depth knowledge. The document also provides background for other NCELA documents in the Definitions for No Child Left Behind series: Scientifically-Based Research, Research and Evaluation that Work within NCLB Standards, and Criteria for Evaluating Evidence-Based Research. (Contains 5 exhibits.)

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Author:Judith Wilde,
Publication:ERIC: Reports
Article Type:Abstract
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2004
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