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Lissitz, Robert W. and Huynh, Huynh
"Vertical Equating for State Assessments: Issues and Solutions in Determination of Adequate Yearly Progress and School Accountability,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 8
, Article 10.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol8/iss1/10