A Different Lens For Looking at Test Trends
A study using a value-added method found that district and state results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress in reading, shown in chart on the top, change when students' academic growth from 4th to 8th grade is evaluated, to the order in the chart at the bottom.
SOURCE: ETS Policy Information Center
Vol. 23, Issue 27, Page 7Published in Print: March 17, 2004, as A Different Lens For Looking at Test Trends