ERIC Number: ED244978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Interpreting Assessment Reports--Texas Assessment of Basic Skills, 1984.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This guide describes the background of the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills (TABS) program, objectives, and tests. It is designed to assist school personnel in reading and comprehending the student information contained in student performance data included in TABS reports. TABS is a criterion-referenced measure for assessment of student achievement in mathematics, reading, and writing. The instrument measures minimum competencies which should be mastered by all students in grades 3, 5, and 9-12 (exit level). The guide includes a sample student report form, summary report, demographic summary, and other summaries generated by TABS data. The written composition generic scoring guide is also included. (DWH)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Guides, Mathematics Achievement, Minimum Competencies, Minimum Competency Testing, Reading Achievement, Scores, State Programs, Test Interpretation, Testing Programs, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers: Texas Assessment of Basic Skills