Author Year of Publication                       Title
Afflerbach, P. 1996 Barriers to the Implementation of a Statewide Performance Program: School Personnel Perspectives. Reading Research Report No. 51
Austin, G. 1991 A Review of Computer Adaptive Testing
Austin, G. 1991 Appropriate Assistance on the Maryland Functional Mathematics Test
Austin, G. 1993 The Implementation of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program 1993
Baghi, H. 1992 Student Attitudes toward Computer-Adaptive Test Administrations
Baghi, H. 1989 A Comparison of IRT, Delta Plot, and Mantel-Haenszel Techniques for Detecting Differential Item Functioning across Subpopulations in the Maryland Test of Citizenship Skills.
Baker, Eva 1994 Making Performance Assessment Work: The Road Ahead
Campbell, J. 2000 NAEP 1999 Trends in Academic Progress: Three Decades of Student Performance
Carnevale, A. 2000 Crossing the Great Divide: Can We Achieve Equity When Generation Y Goes To College?
Chafin, A. 1983 Setting a Passing Standard for the Maryland Functional Tests
Entwistle, D. 1997 Elementary School Organization. Children, Schools, and Inequality
Ercikan, K. 1997 The Effect of Integrated Items on the Validity and Reliability of Tests: Science and Mathematics Integration in a Statewide Performance Assessment.
Ercikan, K. 1996 Calibration and Scoring of Tests with Multiple-Choice and Constructed-response Item Types
Ferrara, S. 1999 Contextual Explanations of Local Dependence in Item Clusters in a Large Scale Hands-On Science Performance Assessment.
Ferrara, S. 1997 Contextual Characteristics of Locally Dependent Open-Ended Item Clusters in a Large-Scale Performance Assessment.
Ferrara, S. 1997 Test Security for High Stakes Performance Assessments: Consideration of Ethics, Validity, and Data Integrity
Ferrara, S. 1996 Concerns about Readability and Developmental Appropriateness of MSPAP Tasks and Materials
Ferrara, S. 1996 Maryland's Statewide Student Assessment Programs
Ferrara, S. 1996 A Qualitative Study of the Information Examinees Consider During Item Review on a Computer-Adaptive Test
Ferrara, S. 1995 A Beginning Validation of Causes of Local Item Dependence in a Large Scale Hands-On Science Performance Assessment.
Ferrara, S. 1995 Ways in Which Teachers Communicate Learning Targets, Criteria, and Standards for Performance to Their Students
Ferrara, S. 1995 Minority-Majority Performance Differences on Maryland's Statewide Assessment Programs: On-going Studies
Ferrara, S. 1994 A Preliminary Study of Black-White Performance Differences in the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP).
Ferrara, S. 1994 MSPAP Validity Research Agenda
Ferrara, S. 1993 Assessing Local Dependence in Educational Performance Assessments with Clustered Free-Response Items
Ferrara, S. 1991 Local Assessments Designed To Parallel Statewide Minimum Competency Tests: Benefits and Drawbacks
Ferrara, S. 1990 Detecting and Analyzing Differential Item Functioning in an Essay Test Using the Partial Credit Model
Ferrara, S. 1989 Constructing an Essay Prompt Bank Using the Partial Credit Model
Ferrara, S. 1987 Effects of Essay Order on Raters' Score Assignments in a Large-Scale Writing Assessment
Ferrara, S. 1987 Practical Considerations in Equating a Direct Writing Assessment for High School Graduation
Firestone, W. 1997 Performance-Based Assessment and Procedural Reform: The Limited Effect of Testing in Maine and Maryland
Fitzpatrick, A. 1995 Analysis of the Impact of Testlets on Content Area and Outcome Scores of the MSPAP
French, R.. 1994 An Analysis of State Report Cards on Schools Produced in Eight Eastern States
Garrison, W. 1999 Dropout Measures in the Baltimore City Public Schools
Goertz, M. 2001 Assessment and Accountability Systems in the 50 States: 1999-2000
Goldberg, G. 2001 Are Multiple Measures Meaningful?: Lessons From a Statewide Performance Assessment
Goldberg, G. 1999 From Perception to Practice:  The Impact of Teachers Scoring Experience on Performance-Based Instruction and Classroom Assessment
Goldberg, G. 1996 New Directions in Writing Assessment: Issues and Implications of Assessing Expressive Writing in Multiple Genres
Goldberg, G. 1995 Empirical Investigations:  Can Assessment Mirror Instruction?  A Look at Peer Response and Revision in a Large-Scale Writing Test
Goldberg, G. 1995 Same-Scorer Judgments on Multiple Content Area Items in Integrated Performance Assessment
Goldberg, G. 1993 Problematic Responses to Reading Performance Assessment Tasks: Sources and Implications
Goldberg, G. 1989 Designing a Review and Appeal Process for a Large Scale Writing Assessment Program
Goldberg, G. 1988 Maintaining Scoring Standards over a Rubric Transition Process
Grasmick, N. 1997 The Politics of Large Scale Assessment
Grasmick, N.  2001 Independent Study Commends MSPAP, Suggests Possible Improvements
Green, B. 1997 The Technical Quality of the Maryland State Performance Assessment Program. Summary of Responses to Robert Embry's Questions and Concerns.
Green, Bert F. 1993 The Structural Validity and Generalizability of the 1992 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program
Guthrie, J. 2001 Benefits of Opportunity to Read and Balance Instruction on the NAEP
Guthrie, J. 2000 Characteristics of Schools Improving in Reading Instruction
Guthrie, J. 2000 Contributions of Instructional Practices to Reading Achievement in a Statewide Improvement Program
Guthrie, J. 2000 Contributions of Integrated Reading Instruction and Text Resources to Achievement and Engagement in a Statewide School Improvement Program
Guthrie, J. 1994 Policies for Integrated Reading Instruction Related to a State-Wide Improvement Program 
Guthrie, J. 1994 Systemic Reform of Literacy Education: State and District-Level Policy Changes in Maryland. Reading Research Report No. 27.
Haigh, J. 2000 Accommodations, Modifications, and Alternates for Instruction and Assessment
Hambleton, R.  2000 Psychometric Review of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program 
Hansche, L. N 1998 Handbook for the Development of Performance Standards: Meeting the Requirements of Title I
Hanuschek, E. 1996 School Resources and Achievement in Maryland
Henderson, D. 2003 Investigation of the Application of Cognitive Diagnostic Testing to an End-of-Course High School Examination
Huynh, H. 1995 A Comparison of Three Statistical Procedures To Identify Clusters of Items with Local Dependency
Huynh, H. 1995 Statistical Procedures To Identify Clusters of Items with Local Dependency
Huynh, H. 1994 A Comparison of Equal Percentile and Partial Credit Equatings for Performance-Based Assessments Composed of Free-Response Items.
Jerry, L. 1999 NAEP 1998 Writing State Report for Maryland
Jett, D. 1993 High School Teachers Attitudes Toward a Statewide High-Stakes Student Performance Assessment
Jett, D. 1993 READY OR NOT, TEACHERS K-12 MOVE TO CENTER STAGE IN THE ASSESSMENT ARENA: IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE EDUCATION POLICYMAKERS
Johnson, P. 1997 Correlates of Examinee Item Choice Behavior in Self-Adapted Testing
Kane, M. 2000 Current Concerns in Validity Theory
Kane, M. 1992 An Argument-Based Approach to Validity
Kenney, P. 1998 Content Analysis Project--State and NAEP Mathematics Assessments. Report of Results from the Maryland-NAEP Study
Kenney, P. A.,  1998 Design Features for the Content Analysis of a State Assessment and NAEP
Koretz, D. 1996 Perceived Effects of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program. Final Report. Project 3.2 State Accountability Models in Action
Kruglanski, H. 1991 Maryland Reading/Writing-Language Performance Task: A Thinking Connection
Lane, S. 2002 The Impact of a State Performance-Based Assessment and Accountability Program on Mathematics Instruction and Student Learning: Evidence From Survey Data and School Performance
Lane, S. 2000 Consequential Evidence for MSPAP from the Teacher, Principal, and Student Perspective (Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science, and Social Studies).
Lane, S. 1999 MSPAP Impact Study. Volume I: Mathematics
Lane, S. 1999 MSPAP Impact Studies
Lane, S.  2000 MSPAP Impact Study: Language Arts (Reading and Writing)
Lane, S.  1998  The Final Report of the Maryland Task Force on Reading
Lawrence, R. 2000 Informed Test Component Weighting
Linn, R. 2000 Assessments and Accountability
Lissitz, R. 2006 Consistency in the Decision-Making of HSA and MSA: Identifying Students for Remediation for HSA(2006)
Lissitz, R. 2006 The Prediction of Performance on the Maryland High School Graduation Exam: Magnitude, Modeling and Reliability of Results (2006) 
Lisstz, R.  2003 The Effect of Confounding Writing Style with Writing Content in Constructed-Response Items
Macmillan. 2000 Minority Achievement in Maryland: At the Millennium
Maryland State Department of Education 1999 Technical Report - 1998 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) 
McHugh, B. 1999 Three-Year Analysis of Implementation and Effects in Five Schools. Core Knowledge Curriculum.  Report No.40
McLaughlin, D. 2000 Comparison of  National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and Statewide Assessment Results: Report to Maryland on 1996 and 1998 Assessments
Measurement, Inc. 1995 1995 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program Scoring Report
Measurement, Inc. 1995 1994 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program Scoring Report
Measurement, Inc. 1994 1993 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program Scoring Report
Measurement, Inc. 1993 1992 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program Scoring Report
Michaels, H. 1995 A Beginning of the Validation of Local Item Dependence Causes in a Mathematics Performance Assessment
Michaels, H. 1995 Contextual Characteristics of Local Item Dependence in a Mathematics Performance Assessment
Milardo, A. 2000 An Examination of the Mantel Statistical Procedure's Effectiveness in Identifying Item Bias in the Maryland State Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP).
MSDE 1998 The final report of the Maryland State Task Force on Reading
MSDE 2006 2004-2005 Technique Mannual: Alternate Maryland School Assessment 
MSDE 2004 Technical Report: Math Grades 3 through 8 and Reading Grade 10 
MSDE 2004 Technical Report: Reading Grades 3 through 8
MSDE 1982 Calibrating and Equating the Maryland Functional Tests (MFTs). Occasional Report #82-3
MSDE 2000 Technical Report- 1999 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) 
MSDE 1994 Teacher to Teacher Talk: Student Performance 
MSDE 1993 1992 Teacher to Teacher Talk: Student Performance on MSPAP
MSDE 1993 1993 Teacher to Teacher Talk: Student Performance 
MSDE 1990 Technical Report-Maryland Functional Math Test II. 
MSDE 1990 Technical Report- Maryland Functional Reading Test-II. Fall 1989 Administration. 
MSDE 1990 Technical Report- Maryland Test of Citizenship Skills. Winter 1990 Administration. 
MSDE 1990 Technical Report-Maryland Writing Test, Level II. 
MSDE 1982 Domain Scores in the Maryland Functional Testing Program. Occasional Report #82-2
MSDE 1997 Technical Report - 1996 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) 
MSDE 1996 Technical Report - 1995 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP)
MSDE 1995 Technical Report - 1994 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP)
MSDE 1994 Technical Report-1993 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program(MSPAP)
MSDE 1993 Technical Report-1992 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP)
Myerberg, N. 1996 Inter-rater Reliability on Various Types of Assessments Scored by School District Staff
NCEO 1997 Reporting School Performance in the Maryland and Kentucky Accountability Systems: What Scores Mean and How They are Used 
NCES 2000 Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1998-1999
Olsen, K. 1998 What principle are driving development of state alternate assessment.
Parke, C. 1999 Impact of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP): Evidence from Classroom Instruction and Assessment Activities (Reading, Writing).
Parrish, T. 1996 Do Districts Enrolling High Percentages of Minority Students Spend Less?
Richardson, P. et al, 1998 Minority Achievement in Maryland: The State of the State
Roos, L. 1996 Conducting Self-Adapted Testing Using MicroCAT
Schafer, W. 2006 Study of Higher-Success and Lower-Success Elementary School
Schafer, W. 2005 Criteria for Standard Setting from the Sponsorí»s Perspective
Schafer, W. 2000 The NAEP-Maryland Comparison: Thoughts on Process and Results
Schafer, W. 1999 Effects of Teacher Knowledge of Rubrics on Student Achievement in Four Content Areas
Schafer, W. 1997 Selection of Higher Successfulness and Lower Successfulness Schools
Schafer, W.  2003 Designing Accountability Assessments for Teaching
Schafer, W.  1994 Test Quality for Use in Curricular and Instructional Decision Making in Reading. Reading Research Report No. 28.
Schafer, W.D 2002 A State Perspective on Multiple Measures in School Accountability
Schafer,W. 2001 Effects of Teacher Knowledge of Rubrics on Student Achievement in Four Content Areas
Shepard, L. 1994 Effects of Introducing Classroom Performance Assessments on Student Learning
Stone, C. 1999 MSPAP Performance Gains from 1993-98 and Their Relationship to 'MSPAP Impact' and School Characteristic Variables
Stone, C. 2003 Consequences of a State Accountability Program: Examining Relationships Between School Performance Gains and Teacher, Student, and School Variables
Stone, C. 1999 The Relationship between Changes in MSPAP School Performance over Time and Teacher, Student, and School Factors
Texas Education Agency 2000 Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) Examination Requirements for High School Graduation Discrimination against Minority Students.
Warlick, K. 1999 How To Conduct Alternate Assessments: Practices in Nine States
Wiggins, G. 1998 Technical Report - 1997 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) 
Williams, L. 1995 The UMBC Evaluation of the Tesseract Program in Baltimore City
Wise, S 1997 The Role of the Computer in the Maryland High School Assessment
Wise, S. 1997 An Evaluation of the Item Pools Used for Computerized Adaptive Test Versions of the Maryland Functional Tests
Yen, S. 2000 The Effect of Content Integration on the Construct Validity of Reading Assessment
Yen, S. 1999 School Effect Indices:  Stability of One- and Two-Level Formulations
Yen, W. 2000 The Technical Quality of Performance Assessments: Standard Errors of Percents of Pupils Reaching Standards
Yen, W. 1997 The Maryland School Performance Assessment Program: Performance Assessment with Psychometric Quality Suitable for High Stakes Usage.
Yen, W. 1996 Linking Tests for AB 265
Yen, W. 1991 Maryland School Performance Assessment Program 1991. Preliminary Technical Report
Yen, W. M., Ferrara, S. 1998 The Maryland School Performance Assessment Program: Performance Assessment with Psychometric Quality Suitable for High Stakes Usage. 
Ysseldyke, J. 1999 Instructional and Assessment Accommodations in Maryland
Ysseldyke, J. 1997 Issues and Considerations in Alternate Assessments 
Ysseldyke, J. 1996 A Comparison of State Assessment Systems in Kentucky and Maryland with a Focus on the Participation of Students with Disabilities
  1999 Minority Achievement in Maryland: 1997-1998, Interim Report