This paper provides an overview of the issues related to the use of growth to model student achievement. Case studies from nine states and two cities are presented to demonstrate the diversity in the definitions of growth across the nation as well as the complexities of incorporating growth into pre-existing state systems. Several suggestions for future research are also provided. Accessed 12,865 times on https://pareonline.net from August 25, 2005 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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Goldstein, Jessica and Behuniak, Peter
"Growth Models in Action: Selected Case Studies,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 10
, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol10/iss1/11