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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.