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ERIC Number: ED514563
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
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AR State Profile. Arkansas: Arkansas Comprehensive Assessment Program
Center on Education Policy
This paper provides information about the Arkansas Comprehensive Assessment Program. The purpose of this assessment is to: (1) Determine prospective high school graduates' knowledge and skill levels relative to those needed for entry-level employment; (2) Determine prospective high school graduates' knowledge and skill levels relative to those needed for postsecondary education; (3) Determine prospective high school graduates' mastery of the state curriculum; (4) Encourage districts and schools to identify and serve students at risk of academic failure; (5) Provide data to state policymakers on student attainment of state education goals to inform educational policy decisions; (6) Increase alignment of local curriculum and programs of instruction with state education standards; (7) Promote equity of opportunity across all student groups; and (8) Meet a state mandate. [For the main report, "State High School Tests: Exit Exams and Other Assessments", see ED514155.]
Center on Education Policy. 1001 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 522, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-822-8065; Fax: 202-822-6008; e-mail: cep-dc@cep-dc.org; Web site: http://www.cep-dc.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001