Reporting Results of Student Performance on Large-Scale Assessments: Jim Ysseldyke and J. Ruth Nelson
Central Education Laboratory publish information on state assessment practices based
on the results of an annual survey of state assessment directors. In those reports Bond
and Roeber (1995, 1996) indicated that states use their assessment and accountability sys-
tems for six purposes: improving instruction, program evaluation, school performance re-
porting, student diagnosis or placement, high school graduation, and school accreditation.