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Untangling the Tangled Web in Education: A Special Symposium Sponsored by the National Council on Measurement in Education NCME

Anderson, Scarvia B.; Emmerich, Walter; Gordon, Edmund W.; McDavid, John W; Messick, Samuel J.; Smith, Marshall P.; Tumin, Melvin
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ETS Research Memorandum
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National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), Community Role, Conferences, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Family Influence, Longitudinal Studies


On November 1, 1968 200 educators and psychologists attended a special symposium sponsored by the National Council on Measurement in Education, in conjunction with conferences of the Educational Records Bureau and Educational Testing Service. This booklet presents the papers as they were delivered: "Early Schooling: What Is It All About"; "The Family and Community: What Are Their Roles in the Educational Process"; "The Child: His Cognitive, Personal-Social, and Physical Development-A False Trichotomy"; "How Are Measurement Strategies Related to Models of Human Development"; "Can you Do Real Research in the Real World"; "The ETS-OEO Longitudinal Study of Disadvantaged Children"; and "The Scientific and Social Significance of the Longitudinal Study of Disadvantaged Children."

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