4.4 Iowa Measurement Research Foundation

The purposes of the Iowa Measurement Research Foundation are to advance knowledge in the field of educational testing, to enrich the training of research workers in this field, and to support the development of measuring instruments of potential value to school personnel. The Foundation achieves these purposes through: 1) research grants to faculty of The University of Iowa College of Education; 2) support of test development and research projects of the Iowa Testing Programs; 3) subsidies for activities leading to enrichment of the graduate program in measurement of The University of Iowa; 4) maintenance of a library of standardized tests and other reference materials in the area of testing; and 5) support for activities which lead to the dissemination of research findings.