ERIC Number: ED454292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Guide to Interpreting the Spring 2000 Reports for Schools and Districts. Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
This guide explains results and other information in the "Test Item Analysis Report," the "School Report," and the "District Report" for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) tests for spring 2000. It is designed to help superintendents, principals, and other administrators as they review the results for their schools and districts. The guide contains these sections: (1) "Document Purpose"; (2) "General Guidelines for the Interpretation and Use of MCAS Reports"; (3) "Understanding the 'Test Item Analysis Report'"; (4) "Understanding the 'School" and 'District Reports'." Appendixes contain information on converting raw scores to scale scores, the MCAS 2000 reporting categories, content-specific performance level definitions, and MCAS-related references. (Contains 13 tables, 17 figures, and 11 references.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System