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Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation

The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation is a standards developing organization. Standards developing organizations are created for the purpose of developing, promulgating, amending, and reissuing technical standards that apply to a particular industry or field of professional practice. Established in 1975, the Joint Committee is a private nonprofit organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute. This entry discusses the makeup of the Joint Committee and its standards for evaluation.

The Joint Committee was created for the explicit purpose of developing standards of quality in educational evaluation. It is composed of a coalition of 14 professional associations with an interest in the quality of evaluation. Sponsoring organizations include the American Educational Research Association, the National Council on Measurement in Education, the American Psychological Association, ...

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