ERIC Number: ED435636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Trends in State Student Assessment Programs. Data on Statewide Student Assessment Programs, Fall 1997.
Bond, Linda; Roeber, Edward; Connealy, Selena
This document describes the trends in statewide assessment programs. It is based on surveys conducted for the Council of Chief State School Officers. Assessment directors from the 50 states were asked to provide information about the current state of assessment programs and to describe how the programs have changed over the past 6 years, including the 1996-97 school year. The following chapters contain information about state assessment programs: (1) "Introduction to the State Student Assessment Programs Database"; (2) "Overview of State Student Assessment Programs"; (3) "Newer Forms of Statewide Assessment"; (4) "Assessment of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners"; and (5) "Statewide Assessment History and Trends." An appendix contains a summary table and two figures. (Contains 23 charts, 1 table, and 2 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Surveys, Tables (Data), Test Construction, Test Use, Testing Programs, Trend Analysis
Council of Chief State School Officers, One Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001-1431 ($10.95). Tel: 202-408-5505.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.