ERIC Number: ED434117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Information Works! Measuring Rhode Island Schools for Change, 1999.
Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, Providence.
This document reports results from Rhode Island state standardized assessments with a particular emphasis on literacy and numeracy. These results are presented in the context of individual schools and school districts by illustrating the characteristics of student populations and indicators of each school's climate (such as graduation and suspension rates), and in light of the district's financial resources. The report also provides select information from the School Accountability for Learning and Teaching (SALT) Surveys that students, teachers, parents, and administrators completed for the first time in 1998. School targets for improvement are also described. Each graphic summary paints a unique portrait of each public school and school district in Rhode Island. Information is given for the state's 36 school districts, the state operated schools, and area career and technical schools. Information is provided about the use and interpretation of the data, with some comments on data collection and the quality of the information gathered. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Characteristics, School Districts, School Statistics, Standardized Tests, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Test Results
The National Center for Public Education and Social Policy at University of Rhode Island, Shepard Building, 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903; Tel: 401-277-5045 (hardcopy, $30).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, Providence.
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island