ERIC Number: ED331898
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Educational Assessment and Accountability: Implementation Plan (1990-1994).
Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of the Superintendent.
This report presents a plan for an Educational Assessment and Accountability System for Hawaii. The purpose of this plan is to provide an analytical as well as a descriptive account of the condition of public education in Hawaii. It is meant to be a vehicle to provide the means by which educational outcomes can be examined in light of contextual factors, resource utilization, and educational practices and policies. Chapter 1, "Introduction," covers the following topics: (1) background information; (2) assessment needs; (3) national efforts in educational assessment; (4) education assessment and accountability system specifically for Hawaii; (5) related assessment and accountability activities; and (6) the purpose of this plan. Chapter 2, "Design," covers the following topics: (1) performance assessment; (2) context-input-output framework; (3) data sources; (4) focus on schools; (5) key questions and their policy relevance; (6) analysis of data; (7) accountability uses; and (8) flexible implementation. Chapter 3, "Implementation Plan," contains the following sections: (1) "Goals and Objectives"; (2) "Guiding Principles"; (3) "Critical Elements"; (4) "Organization and Administration"; (5) "Implementation Timeline"; (6) "Costs"; and (7) "Evaluation." Three tables, five figures, and a list of 18 references are included. Examples of current educational assessment related activities and a school status and improvement report are appended. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of the Superintendent.