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Score Reporting

Score-reporting concerns the delivery of test performance information to examinees and other stakeholders. As one of the most visible components of a testing program, score reports fulfill an important role within the testing process, specifically, and within the education system, more generally. Although a simple notion, there exists great variety in the form score reporting may take. Score reports are generated within multiple assessment contexts (e.g., accountability, college admissions, certification/licensure) and may focus on an individual examinee or groups of examinees as a whole. The information reported may be summative, diagnostic, or normative. Intended audiences of the report may vary from a student to parents to policy makers to the general public. Score reports can be paper-based, web-based, or some combination thereof with static or ...

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