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    Misrepresentations in Unfair Treatment by Santelices and Wilson

    Neil J. Dorans
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    Neil J. Dorans is at the Center for Statistical and Psychometric Theory and Practice in the Research and Development division at Educational Testing Service. He received his PhD in quantitative psychology from the University of Illinois in 1978 and a BS in social systems analysis from Stevens Institute of Technology. He has focused on fairness work at the item and score levels. Dorans has been involved with SAT equating for over a quarter-century and was the architect for the recentered SAT scales. He has also performed linking studies relating the SAT I to the ACT and the PAA. Dorans coedited a book on score linking and scale aligning and coauthored a book on computer adaptive testing. He has written book chapters on differential item functioning, context effects, item response theory, and score linking. He was awarded the ETS Measurement Statistician Award for, among other things, his work on recentering the SAT and the role he played in mentoring staff on score linking and fairness issues. He received the National Council on Measurement in Education’s Career Contributions Award in recognition of his substantial and creative theoretical and technical developments and his innovative ideas that have significantly affected measurement practices.
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    Fall 2010 Issue

    Abstracts

    From Forced Tolerance to Forced Busing
    Wartime Intercultural Education and the Rise of Black Educational Activism in Boston
    Zoë Burkholder
    More Like Jazz Than Classical
    Reciprocal Interactions Among Educational Researchers and Respondents
    L. Janelle Dance, Rochelle Gutiérrez, Mary Hermes
    "No Backpacks" versus "Drugs and Murder"
    The Promise and Complexity of Youth Civic Action
    Beth C. Rubin, Brian F. Hayes
    When Boys Won't Be Boys
    Discussing Gender with Young Children
    Hannah Katch, Jane Katch
    Editor's Introduction: Bias in the SAT?
    Continuing the Debate
    HER Editorial Board
    On Replicating Ethnic Test Bias Effects
    The Santelices and Wilson Study
    Roy O. Freedle
    Misrepresentations in Unfair Treatment by Santelices and Wilson
    Neil J. Dorans
    Responding to Claims of Misrepresentation
    Maria Veronica Santelices, Mark Wilson

    Book Notes

    Whistling Vivaldi
    Claude M. Steele

    Crossing the Finish Line
    William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson

    Examining Effective Teacher Leadership
    Sara Ray Stoelinga and Melinda M. Mangin

    The Boy on the Beach:
    by Vivian Gussin Paley