ERIC Number: ED426350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan-1
Reference Count: N/A
Student Performance in Reading and Writing, Grade 4 and Student Performance in Reading Comprehension, Grade 3. Spring 1998. Colorado Student Assessment Program. 2nd Annual Report to the Colorado General Assembly.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This report describes student performance in third grade Reading Comprehension and fourth grade Reading and Writing from the spring 1998 administration of the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP). In this second administration of CSAP, all third and fourth grade students in Colorado were accounted for. The report provides policymakers, educators, parents, and the community with a general accounting and a concise overview of the performance of Colorado's third and fourth grade students relative to the State Model Content Standards in third grade Reading Comprehension and fourth grade Reading and Writing. The report presents results from the first assessment of third grade Reading Comprehension and the second assessment of fourth grade Reading and Writing. Between March 1 and March 26, 1998, 52,373 third grade students in Colorado were assessed in Reading Comprehension; 52,065 fourth grade students were assessed in Reading; and 52,023 fourth graders were assessed in Writing. Part 1 of the report summarizes student performance in third Grade Reading Comprehension, Part 2 summarizes student performance in fourth grade Reading, and Part 3 summarizes student performance in fourth grade Writing. Results on student performance are reported by gender, race and ethnicity, disabling condition, test accommodation, and size of district. Summary results of student performance for each school district and student performance by school socioeconomic classification are also provided. (Contains 28 tables and 3 figures of data; appendixes contain performance level descriptors for grade three Reading, grade 4 Reading, and grade 4 Writing.) (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado