ERIC Number: ED210287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Improvement Act: Diagnostic Testing.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Research and Planning.
The Kentucky Department of Education has a responsibility to provide technical assistance and consultative services to local school districts. Descriptions of the state selected diagnostic reading test, the Prescriptive Reading Inventory (PRI) and the diagnostic math test, the Diagnostic Math Inventory (DMI), are explained. Each school district in the state has the option of utilizing the state diagnostic test services or choosing an appropriate alternate form of diagnostic assessment. These tests are to be administered to students identified by screening instrument or teacher judgement as being most in need of assistance. Materials are available for grades four, six, eight, and eleven. Detailed instructions for training examiners and proctors are included in the manual. A description of the PRI and DMI, along with report and scoring forms are included. A scoring service is provided by the state. Recommended activities of the Educational Improvement Program coordinator are listed. (DWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Research and Planning.