standardized test

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standardized test

 [stan´dard-īzd]
a test that has already been used on a wide population of subjects; its results are not limited in application to a particular test group.

standardized test

any empirically developed examination with established reliability and validity as determined by repeated evaluation of the method and results.

standardized test

A test that has been developed empirically, has adequate norms, definite instructions for administration, and evidence of reliability and validity.
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Rivera announced today that student performance on the recently released National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) shows that Pennsylvania students are performing better than their peers on the standardized assessment.
Require post-acute providers to report standardized assessment data--This will be accomplished by building on existing PAC assessment tools and requiring the reporting of common data for purposes of patient assessment, quality comparisons, resource use measurement and payment reform.
Contributing to a gap in research within oncology is the lack of implementing standardized assessment tools.
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The fact that scores from a standardized assessment demonstrate adequate evidence for test validity and reliability does not necessarily imply that using those scores to create value-added scores for teachers is appropriate.
The current emphasis on standardized assessment test without remediation is another form of sort and select.
WORCESTER -- Small percentages of students at 31 Worcester public schools will field test a standardized assessment that could someday replace MCAS, but some parents are saying they want their children to opt out, an option the state says does not exist.
One of the most important aspects of Webb's (1997) model is that the alignment between external standardized assessment and standards are analyzed from several perspectives.
Since there are so many ways to generate useful experiences for patients, I would be hesitant to rely on some standardized assessment of the qualities assumed to be crucial.
15) As a tool for judging the effectiveness of individual teachers, the National Academy of Sciences warns against the over-emphasis of standardized assessment scores as the primary mode of evaluation in Duncan's Race to the Top Initiative, noting that, "while standardized tests are helpful in measuring a reform's effects, evaluations should rely on multiple indicators of what students know and can do, not just a single test score.
If no standardized assessment for a particular outcome is available, researchers can develop their own and conduct a pilot study to evaluate their test's sensitivity.
For good reasons, we continue to promote the advancement of standardized assessment tools in evidence-based clinical rehabilitation [6].

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