Civic Report
No. 33 February 2003


Testing High Stakes Tests: Can We Believe the Results of Accountability Tests?

Table 8
Columbia, MO

Level Score Correlations

Gain Score Correlations

Elementary Math, 1999

0.90

Elementary Math, 20001999

0.15

Elementary Math, 2000

0.71

Elementary Math, 20012000

-0.43

Elementary Math, 2001

0.86

Average

-0.14

Average

0.82

 

 

High Stakes: Missouri Assessment Program
Low Stakes: Iowa Test of Basic Skills, 199899, 19992000
Low Stakes: Stanford-9, 20002001

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