Civic Report
No. 33 February 2003


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

Table 9
Fairfield, OH

Level Score Correlations

Gain Score Correlations

Elementary Reading, 2001

0.01

Elementary Average Reading, 2002001

-0.56

Elementary Math, 2001

0.90

 

 

Elementary Science, 2001

0.82

 

 

Elementary Social Studies, 2001

0.39

 

 

Elementary Reading, 2002

0.33

 

 

Average

0.49

 

 

High Stakes: Ohio Proficiency
Low Stakes: Terra Nova

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