Validating national curriculum indicators
Copies may not be duplicated for commercial purposes. Validating National Curriculum Indicators, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, MR-658-NSF, 1995.Unauthorized posting of RAND PDFs to a non-RAND Web site is prohibited. For information on reprint and linking permissions, please visit the RAND Permissions page. These studies were based upon the , an alignment model specifically designed by us to address the unique issues present in an alternate assessment system.Work is ongoing related to the validation of the instrument.
The survey was administered before and after the collection of artifact data.The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors. Mc Donnell, Jeannette Van Winkle, Tor Ormseth, Jim Mirocha, and Gretchen Guiton. These data were compared with teachers' responses on surveys similar to those used in national data collection efforts.This report summarizes results from research aimed at improving the quality of information collected about school curriculum.