ERIC Number: ED483474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
North Carolina Testing Program. Information Packet. Spring 2004
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
This publication outlines tests that are included in the North Carolina Testing Program. The end-of-grade tests are curriculum based multiple-choice reading comprehension and mathematics tests that measure curricular competencies described in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. These tests are administered to all eligible students within the final three weeks of the school year. The document addresses: (1) the No Child Left Behind Act; (2) quick facts about testing at the elementary level; (3) quick facts about testing at the high school level; (4) parent concerns; (5) important terms used to explain the tests and the test results; and (6) resources available to assist with preparation for testing.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh.