ERIC Number: ED455261
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Statewide Writing Assessment Follow-Up; Federal Reporting Requirements; Preparing the School District Assessment Portfolio. Update # 5. STARS: School-Based Teacher-Led Assessment and Reporting System.
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This update provides information about the Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment follow-up, the federal reporting of assessment information, and preparing the school District Assessment Portfolio. The information is intended to assist local educators in the reporting of local assessment information in June 2001. The update on the writing assessment discusses the scores that meet Nebraska state writing standards and outlines the reports school districts will receive when the scoring process is complete. The section on federal reporting requirements discusses the reporting of student performance on reading, speaking, and listening standards due to the state in June 2001 and the reports due the federal government for limited English speakers and students receiving Title I services. The third section of the report concerns preparing the school district for the Assessment Portfolio each district must submit to describe how it has met the quality criteria for assessment defined in May 2000 during the 2000-2001 school year. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Criteria, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Research Reports, School Districts, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Results, Writing Tests
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