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How can teachers and administrators use statistical data from norm-referenced tests?

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Norm-referenced tests (NRTs), measure a student's performance against that of a group called the Norm or Norming Group. This Norm Group, which takes the test first, can consist of one hundred thousand or more students and is carefully selected to represent the millions of school children who will eventually take the test over many years. The comparative data derived from NRTs make it a popular test in school districts.

How can teachers and administrators use statistical data from norm-referenced tests?

• Give school administrators data by which to compare how well a school or ...

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