Psychoeducational Assessment

(Part 1)
Published or Locally-Produced Tests?
For what type of educational decisions would you use a published test? In what types of situations might you choose a locally-produced test over a published test? Why?
 
(Part 2)  Relating Standards to Tests
Imagine you are employed as a consulting psychologist by a new school system. They need your help with choosing a battery of tests to assess the aptitudes, learning abilities, and academic levels of individual students. Discuss how the standards presented in Chapter 13 of the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing pertain to  your choices of psychoeducational assessments.