Assessment issues in the testing of children at school entry.

@article{Rock2005AssessmentII,
  title={Assessment issues in the testing of children at school entry.},
  author={Donald A. Rock and A. Jackson Stenner},
  journal={The Future of children},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={15-34}
}
The authors introduce readers to the research documenting racial and ethnic gaps in school readiness. They describe the key tests, including the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT), the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS), and several intelligence tests, and describe how they have been administered to several important national samples of children. Next, the authors review the different estimates of the gaps and discuss how to interpret these differences. In interpreting test results… CONTINUE READING

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