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The 1994 Mathematics Reference Examination: Design, Administration, Results, and Accuracy Assessment
New Standards, Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh
This is the first report of a standards-based examination given at a national level. Contrasting with traditional tests that assess students’ performance in relation to that of heir peers and previous test takers, the New Standards Mathematics Reference Examination shows what fourth- and eighth-grade students know and can do in relation to specified standards of performance. The authors used the information from this test administration to revise the next version of New Standards Mathematics Reference Examination.
New Standards, Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh. (1996). The 1994 Mathematics Reference Examination: Design, administration, results, and accuracy assessment (CSE Report 438). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).