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ERIC Number: ED502422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Curriculum Based Measurement and Statewide Tests
McLane, Kathleen
National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
This article examines the purposes of the high-stakes tests that are given annually to students in elementary, middle, and high schools. It also describes the need to improve the test scores of all students, including those with disabilities. To improve results, educators are applying progress monitoring methods, including Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM), to evaluate performance throughout the year.
National Center on Student Progress Monitoring. 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 866-770-6111; Fax: 202-403-5001; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Center on Student Progress Monitoring