Organization devoted to improving the rigor and clarity of the process of standard-setting and testing. Provides standard-setting and benchmarking services to states and districts.
The organization responsible for the American College Test, required for admission to the public colleges in the majority of states; manages other tests and programs, too.
Lawrence Rudner has set up a mock CAT to illustrate how they work, with many citations at the end for further reading.
The Buros Institute, publishers of The Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print, provides critical analyses of tests and testing instruments.
Provides education's consumers access to information and opinion independent of the education community and sympathetic to the consumer's concerns and priorities.
Several dozen research reports from the maker of the SAT, GRE and other well-known tests. Reports are authored both by ETS researchers and invited critics.
Television documentary focusing on the college-entrance Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT).
Description of a legal case testing whether testing unfairly discriminates against minorities.
Made up of elected and appointed officials; oversees the content and operation of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
An association of professionals with responsibilities for administering assessment programs in K-12 public educational settings. A selection of their research papers and newsletters are available on the site.
A nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to preventing the misuse of standardized tests.
The primary U.S. organization of measurement researchers and practitioners involved in educational testing.
The new Programme for International Student Assessment of the OECD, involves dozens of countries testing their 15 year olds' skills and knowledge as they approach the end of compulsory education.
Site maintained by Peter Sacks, author of books and articles about standardized testing, intelligence testing and achievement testing in education and the workplace.
This on-line journal provides education professionals access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice.
Personal site of Richard Phelps which reviews over the books he has written and several other resources.
Article accusing test development companies of inadequate staffing, quality control, and poor execution. Requires registration.
Organization representing hundreds of colleges responsible for the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), the Advanced Placement (AP) program, and various equity efforts.
EdTrust works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college.
As home schooling grows as a movement, there is increasing political pressure to legislate and control home schoolers.
The "Nation's Report Card" since 1969, assessments have been conducted on national samples of schools periodically in major subject areas.
Home of the TIMSS: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study and PIRLS: Progress in International Reading Literacy Study.
Article accusing a testing company of making scoring mistakes and then covering them up. New York Times. Requires registration.
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