What is it about?
Students in a gifted middle magnet school were regularly given achievement tests designed for students who were two years older. Results showed that above-level test scores can be used for measuring academic growth in gifted kids.
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Why is it important?
This article strengthens the evidence in favor of above-level testing. It also opens up the possibility of using above-level tests for accountability purposes for gifted children.
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This page is a summary of: Using Above-Level Testing to Track Growth in Academic Achievement in Gifted Students, Gifted Child Quarterly, December 2013, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0016986213513793.
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