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    On Replicating Ethnic Test Bias Effects

    The Santelices and Wilson Study

    Roy O. Freedle
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    Roy O. Freedle is the founding editor of the quarterly multidisciplinary research journal Discourse Processes, which he edited for nineteen years. He is also the founding editor of a complementary sixty-five-volume book series, Advances in Discourse Processing (Greenwood). Freedle worked as a research psychologist for thirty-one years at Educational Testing Service. His major research interests are in developing discourse theory to help evaluate objectively the quality of written products, such as student essays, and to analyze the syntactic and semantic content of test items to increase our understanding of how test theory works empirically across multiethnic comparisons. He coauthored (with William S. Hall) Culture and Language: The Black-American Experience (Hemisphere-Wiley, 1975) and has coedited six volumes of essays dealing primarily with discourse processing.
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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