ERIC Number: ED205623
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Competency Testing. [CEMREL Paper 2].
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
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri