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A fair test?

assessment, achievement, and equity

by C. V. Gipps

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Open University Press in Buckingham [England], Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Test bias -- Great Britain.,
    • Examinations -- Validity -- Great Britain.,
    • Sexism in educational tests -- Great Britain.,
    • Educational tests and measurements -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-301) and index.

      StatementCaroline Gipps and Patricia Murphy.
      SeriesAssessing assessment
      ContributionsMurphy, Patricia, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB3060.62 .G57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 308 p. ;
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414020M
      ISBN 100335156738, 0335156746
      LC Control Number93023368

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