ERIC Number: ED227142
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Statewide Assessment Resource Manual.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Student Assessment Section.
The Florida Statewide Assessment Program, a result of the Educational Accountability Act of 1971, collects and reports information annually concerning student achievement in the basic skills areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. This publication was prepared for counselors and other school personnel as a resource manual with the following objectives: (1) to present a historical overview of the assessment program and how it relates to the state's accountability program; (2) to briefly explain general principles and procedures in test development, administration, and scoring; and (3) to provide suggestions or activities for counselors and other school personnel in the interpretation and utilization of test data. Legislation related to the program; state board of education administrative rules; skills tested on the State Student Assessment Test, Part II; and Guidelines for Using State Assessment Tests to improve curricular programs are included in the appendices. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Student Assessment Section.