ERIC Number: ED455258
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
A STARS Summary. Update #2. STARS: School-Based Teacher-Led Assessment and Reporting System.
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This update is intended to provide a summary of current information for implementing the Nebraska School-Based Teacher-Led Assessment and Reporting System (STARS). It is part of a series of materials provided by the Nebraska Department of Education beginning with the STARS guide of 1999. The summary includes background information, including the purpose of STARS, Nebraska's statutory requirements related to educational accountability, and information regarding the Nebraska standards. The second section focuses on planning for implementation in school year 2000-2001, including: (1) development of the local assessment plan; (2) conducting local assessment of standards; (3) participating in statewide writing assessment; and (4) submitting assessment models. The third section contains future schedules, and the fourth contains definitions of terms used in the STARS initiatives. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Criteria, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Reports, School Districts, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Results
Nebraska Department of Education, 301 Centennial Mall South, Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987. Tel: 402-481-2444.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska