A Historical Perspective on Validity Arguments for Accountability Testing

by Edward H. Haertel & Joan L. Herman - 2005

In this chapter, we describe various rationales for accountability testing programs over the past century. This history forms the backdrop for current test-driven reforms, including Public Law 107-110, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), which was signed into law in January 2002.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 104, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 107 Number 14, 2005, p. 1-34
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