The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is the sole professional association devoted to the scientific study and improvement of educational measurement. Originally founded in the United States in February 1938, it currently includes members from countries throughout the world. As of November 2008, it has approximately 2,000 members, including professional members and graduate students. Professional members work in university settings; national, state, and local government settings (typically departments of education); testing companies; and other industrial settings. Graduate student members are typically enrolled in graduate programs housed in schools of education or departments of psychology.

Since its founding, the organization's name has changed several times. Originally founded as the National Association of Teachers of Educational Measurement, its name was changed to National Council on Measurements ...

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