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Iowa Assessments

    Research
    1. Assessment Briefs
      1. Growth Towards Readiness
      2. Alignment
      3. Vertical Scaling and Growth
      4. Progress Measured by Growth
      5. Content Validity for Large-Scale Assessment
      6. Readiness
    2. White Papers
      1. Measuring Student Growth in Iowa with the Iowa Assessments
      2. College Readiness with the Iowa Assessments
      3. Measuring Growth with the Iowa Assessments
    3. State of Iowa Reports
      1. Iowa Assessments College Readiness Report: 2016
      2. Iowa Assessments College Readiness Report: 2015
      3. Iowa Assessments College Readiness Report: 2014
      4. Iowa Assessments College Readiness Report: 2013
    4. Validity Research
      1. Iowa Assessments Comparability Study
      2. The Iowa Growth Model
      3. Establishing Validity Evidence to Assess College Readiness through a Vertical Scale
      4. Impact of End-of-Course Tests on Accountability Decisions in Mathematics and Science
      5. Comparability of Paper and Computer Administrations in Terms of Proficiency Interpretations
      6. K-12 Assessments and College Readiness: Necessary Validity Evidence for Educators, Teachers and Parents
      7. Evaluating College Readiness for English Language Learners and Hispanic and Asian Students
      8. Mapping NAEP Scores to the Iowa Score Scale
      9. Impact of Approaches to Handling Dropout on Value-Added Analysis
      10. STEM Achievement in Middle School
      11. STEM Interest and Achievement on the Iowa Assessments
      12. Fairness Report for the Iowa Assessment
    5. Technical Documentation
      1. Technical Manual (Form F)
      2. Research Guide (Forms E/F)
      3. Forms E/F and A/B Test and Composite Crosswalk
    6. Presentations
      1. Sound Measure of Student Growth: The Iowa Assessments
      2. Sound Measure of Student Growth: The Iowa Assessments (video)
      3. Vertical Scales and the Assessment of Growth
      4. Mapping the NAEP Performance Levels onto the Standard Score Scale of the Iowa Assessments