ERIC Number: ED250376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Student Achievement in California Schools: 1982-83 Annual Report. California Assessment Program.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Planning, Evaluation, and Research Div.
This report contains the complete statewide results of the California Assessment Program, including some features that have become standard and some that are new this year: detailed findings for reading, written language, mathematics, and specific skill areas within each major area; national comparisons; expert opinions of the results; comparable results from previous years; subgroup analyses; Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores; characteristics of effective schools in terms of available time for learning, and mathematics and science courses taken by California students; and results concerning the knowledge and attitudes that 6th and 12th grade students hold about computers. Major findings include: grade 3 test scores improved for the 16th consecutive year; grade 6 scores imporved for the 6th year in written language and mathematics, and declined slightly in reading; and grade 12 scores declined in reading and written language and remained constant in spelling and mathematics. (BW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, College Entrance Examinations, Computer Literacy, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Skills, Mathematics Achievement, National Norms, Reading Achievement, School Effectiveness, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Test Interpretation, Testing Programs, Time Factors (Learning), Writing Skills
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271 $2.00, plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Planning, Evaluation, and Research Div.
Identifiers: California Assessment Program; Scholastic Aptitude Test; Survey of Basic Skills (California)
Note: For previous editions, see ED 226 026.