Tag: valid and reliable

No Validity or Reliability = No Assessment!

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 17, 2015 1 Comment
No Validity or Reliability = No Assessment!

Parents across the state are being told that they have no ability to refuse the SBAC (ISAT 2.0) assessment for their child. ¬†School districts and the State Dept. of Education persistently point out that, as a state, we are required to test 95% of the student population per No Child Left Behind and our No […]

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Validity and Reliability Correction

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 9, 2015 5 Comments
Validity and Reliability Correction

I was wrong! I don’t know if even this bold confession will please some people, but I made a mistake and I need to correct it. From IDAPA page 24: Any assessment used for federal reporting shall be independently reviewed for reliability, validity, and alignment with the Idaho Content Standards. In February, I wrote a […]

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