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ERIC Number: ED205623
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Competency Testing. [CEMREL Paper 2].
Mallory, Arthur
This paper describes Missouri's minimum competency testing program. The administration, funding, organization, goals and evaluation procedures of the testing program, which evaluates all eighth graders in the State, are outlined. Also discussed are the relationship between the State board of education and the local districts and how State policy is communicated to individual district administrators. Finally, the paper provides information on how the tests are used to improve both curriculum and student achievement. (APM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Identifiers: Basic Essential Skills Test (Missouri); Missouri
Note: Paper prepared for the Midwest Policy Seminar (St. Louis, MO, October 15-17, 1980). Seminar convened by the Urban Education Program, CEMREL, Inc. For related documents, see UD 021 090, UD 021 096-098, and UD 021 102.