The Student Evaluation Standards: How to Improve Evaluations of Students

Assessment help for teachers on way, was the front-page headline of Education Week on May 8, 2002, as Ed Week announced the planned publication of this important volume, which has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This comprehensive framework was created by the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (http:/ to guide educators in designing and assessing student appraisals that are fair, useful, feasible, and accurate. Carefully written to ensure their relevance at the classroom level, these Standards were developed with assistance from members of sixteen professional societies: - American Association of School Administrators - American Counseling Association - American Educational Research Association - American Evaluation Association - American Psychological Association - Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development - Canadian Evaluation Society - Canadian Society for the Study of Education - Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation - Council of Chief State School Officers -National Association of Elementary School Principals - National Association of Secondary School Principals * National Council on Measurement in Education - National Education Association - National Legislative Program Evaluation Society - National School Boards Association