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Applebome, Peter 1997 U.S. is seeking more influence over education. New York Times August 31:A1.


Burstein, L., D. Koretz, R. Linn, B. Sugrue, J. Novak, E.L. Baker, and E.L. Harris 1996 Describing performance standards: Validity of the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress achievement-level descriptors as characterizations of mathematics performance. Educational Assessment 3(1):9–51.


Council of Chief State School Officers and MPR Associates, Inc. 1997a Item and Test Specifications for the Voluntary National Test in 8th Grade Mathematics. Recommendations to the National Test Panel. Mathematics Subcommittee, Test Specifications Committee,

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Linn, Robert L. 1998 Validating inferences from National Assessment of Educational Progress achievement-level setting. Applied Measurement in Education 11(1):23–47.

Linn, Robert L., Daniel M. Koretz, Eva L. Baker, and Leigh Burstein 1991 The Validity and Credibility of the Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Mathematics. Los Angeles, CA: Center for the Study of Evaluation, University of California.

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