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Edward Haertel


Dr. Haertel is an expert in the area of educational testing and assessment. His research and teaching focus on psychometrics and educational policy, especially test-based accountability and related policy uses of test data. His recent work has examined standard setting methods, limitations of value-added models for teacher and school accountability, impacts of testing on curriculum, students, and educational policy, test reliability, and generalizability theory.

Other Titles

Emeritus Faculty, Acad Council, Graduate School of Education

Program Affiliations


Research Interests

Assessment, Testing and Measurement | International and Comparative Education | School Reform | Standards | Teachers and Teaching

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Recent Publications

Jensen, B., Grajeda, S., & Haertel, E. (2018). Measuring cultural dimensions of classroom interactions. Educational Assessment, 23(4).

Haertel, E. H. (2018). Tests, test scores, and constructs. Educational Psychologist, 53(3).

Haertel, E., & HO, A. N. D. R. E. W. (2016). Fairness using derived scores. Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement (pp. 233–254). Routledge.

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