ERIC Number: ED491173
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Beating the Odds: A City-By-City Analysis of Student Performance and Achievement Gaps on State Assessments. Results from the 2004-2005 School Year
Council of the Great City Schools
This report is the nation's sixth look at how its major city school systems are performing on the state assessments devised to boost standards, measure progress, provide opportunity, and ensure accountability for results. Data are presented on 66 city school systems from 38 states and the District of Columbia. The statistics are presented year-by-year and grade-by-grade on each state test in mathematics and reading between 1999-2000 and 2004-05. Data are also reported by race, language, disability, and income in cases where the state reports these publicly. Appended are: (1) Achievement Gap Trend Analysis by Grade and Subgroup; (2) Achievement Results by Grade and Subgroup, Spring 2005; (3) Grades Tested in Reading; (4) Grades Tested in Mathematics; and (5) Grades Tested in English/Language Arts. (Contains 7 tables and 12 figures.)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Racial Differences, Test Results, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, Urban Schools, School Districts, Achievement Tests, Standardized Tests, Educational Assessment, State Standards, Language Arts, Instructional Program Divisions, Disabilities, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, White Students
Council of the Great City Schools, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004. Tel: 202-393-2427; Web site: http://www.cgcs.org.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.