ERIC Number: ED191886
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Economics Education; A Statewide Assessment in Texas.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Findings in this report provide information about the strengths and weaknesses of Texas fifth and eleventh graders in economics education. The purpose of statewide assessment in Texas is reflected in the commitment of the State Board of Education to improve instruction. The measurement instrument (criterion-referenced tests emphasizing consumer education. free enterprise education, and general economics education), details of test administration, and special considerations are explained. Statewide and regional test results are detailed, and general conclusions are offered for each grade level. Supplementary information regarding Texas high school programs in economics is provided, and information from principals and students is summarized. Various appendices are included. (Author/RL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Evaluation, Economics Education, Educational Assessment, Grade 11, Grade 5, High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Intermediate Grades, Socioeconomic Status, State School District Relationship, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, White Students
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas