NIFL-ASSESSMENT 2005: [NIFL-ASSESSMENT:1140] Re: TABE

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From: Marie Cora (marie.cora@hotspurpartners.com)
Date: Fri Jun 24 2005 - 10:32:23 EDT


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Hi everyone,

Hmmm...I still don't find the TABE to be a test of reading.  Even with
the thoughtful ideas on it presented by folks.  You need to be able to
read to do the test, true.  So the way I interpret that is to say that
one has enough skills to be able to tackle (or master) a
selected-response test (multiple choice test).  

What do others think?

marie

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Subject: [NIFL-ASSESSMENT:1128] Re: TABE

Debbie,

Thanks for your forbearance.

Thanks also for your cut on the TABE.  Yes, I'd say a readng achievement
test, with an assumption that the person knows how to read the words
presented.

Andrea



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