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A Measure of SuccessThe Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education$
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Christine A. Espin, Kristen L. McMaster, Susan Rose, and Miya Miura Wayman

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780816679706

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.001.0001

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Expanding the Use of Curriculum-Based Measurement

Expanding the Use of Curriculum-Based Measurement

A Look at Nicaragua

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A Measure of Success

Sylvia Linan-Thompson

University of Minnesota Press

This chapter discusses assessment practices in developing countries; the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) initiative that propelled a shift in the use of assessment; the development process of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA); and the implementation of EGRA in Nicaragua. The chapter also briefly considers the challenges in using CBM in developing countries, such as lack of funding and the insufficient capacity for developing parallel forms and validating.

Keywords:   Curriculum-Based Measurement, CBM, developing countries, UNESCO, Early Grade Reading Assessment, Nicaragua, assessment

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