Session V. Setting Research Priorities

Moderators: Diana Pullin, Scott Marion


(2:30-3:00) Research Priorities

The U.S. Department of Education has set aside $350 million for developing tests to measure common standards. This panel will listen to the workshop discussions and consider the implications for research. The presenter and discussants will address the following questions:


  • Given the issues raised during the workshop, what are realistic priorities for research?

  • What projects/efforts are most in need of research?

  • How would you proportionally allocate the funding?


Presenter: Lorrie Shepard, University of Colorado


(3:00-3:45) Responses

Discussants: Laurie Wise, HumRRO; Joan Herman, CRESST; Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania


(3:45-4:15) Focused Discussion

Moderators lead focused discussion with presenters and audience members.


Closing Remarks, Adjourn

Diana Pullin, Chair

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