School testing resources

Sunday, May 18, 2008

The controversy over testing irregularities at Eastwood Elementary School in Marshall present an opportunity to learn more about the complex, high-stakes world of school testing. This page will be a collection of links to useful resources. This version is only a bare beginning. If you have sites you'd like to suggest we add, please send the URL to

The main page for the federal No Child Left Behind law:
Missouri's MAP test:
DESE Commissioner's Letter, March 2006, including a section urging school districts to tighten test security:
MAP test examiner's manual for grade 3:
District test coordinator's manual