ERIC Number: ED452251
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Student Assessment Handbook, 2000-2001. Georgia Statewide Student Assessment Program.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment.
This handbook contains information about the statewide testing programs in Georgia. These programs provide a comprehensive perspective on students' educational achievement from kindergarten through high school. This guide contains information on these statewide assessments: (1) the Georgia Kindergarten Assessment Program-Revised; (2) the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (In Development); (3) Writing Assessments; (4) Norm-Referenced Tests; (5) the Georgia High School Graduation Tests; (6) the Georgia High School Writing Test; (7) the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test; (8) Scholastic Assessment Tests; (9) Advanced Placement Examinations; and (10) the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Following an introduction, section 2 of this handbook describes each of these assessment programs. Section 3 discusses test procedures for administration and scoring, including provisions for students with disabilities. Section 4 outlines the responsibilities of administrators, including the school test coordinator, and system-wide personnel. Section 5 considers issues, concerns, and strategies that must be considered in testing, including the preparation of students. Nine appendixes contain supplementary information about test development and administration. A calendar of Georgia state testing activities is included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia