ERIC Number: ED402344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Ohio Proficiency Tests for Grade 12. Fact Sheets. Twelfth-Grade Reading.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
This fact sheet presents information about the Ohio Proficiency Test for grade 12 in Reading. Beginning in February 1994, all students who have passed the Ohio Ninth-grade Proficiency tests in all areas will take the twelfth-grade proficiency tests in writing, reading, mathematics, and citizenship. The reading test is designed to measure a twelfth-grade level of literacy as defined by 23 learning outcomes developed by Ohio educators and citizens. The reading passages come from published sources with a variety of formats, and may be fiction or nonfiction. Various types of test items are described and aligned with the learning outcomes. The test is intended to measure a wide array of reading strategies. The selected reading material is culturally diverse, well written, of interest to students, and free of offensive stereotyping language or any other element that would be a disadvantage to any person or group on the basis of sex, religion, culture, or race. The test enables students to demonstrate their ability to read and understand written materials. Students must show that they can make reasonable inferences and judgments about what they have read. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.