Validity Resources

Validity Argument References and Suggested Readings


Cizek, G. J., Bowen, D., & Church, K. (2010, September). Sources of Validity Evidence for Educational and Psychological Tests: A Follow-Up Study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 70(5), 732-743. Article available for purchase at:

Kane, M. T. (2013). Validating the Interpretations and Uses of Test Scores. Journal of Educational Measurement, 50(1), 1–73. Article available for purchase at:

Pellegrino, J. W., DiBello, L. V., & Goldman. S. R. (2016). A Framework for Conceptualizing and Evaluating the Validity of Instructionally Relevant Assessments. Educational Psychologist, 0(0), 1–23. Article available for purchase at:



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