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ERIC Number: ED523134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug-9
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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State Test Score Trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is Achievement Improving and Are Gaps Narrowing for Title I Students? Tennessee
Center on Education Policy
This paper profiles Tennessee's test score trends through 2008-09. In 2004, the mean scale score on the state 4th grade reading test was 501 for non-Title I students and 486 for Title I students. In 2009, the mean scale score in 4th grade reading was 512 for non-Title I students and 495 for Title I students. Between 2004 and 2009, the mean scale score improved at an average yearly rate of 2.2 points for non-Title I students and improved at an average yearly rate of 1.8 points for Title I students, indicating a widening of the achievement gap for Title I students at grade 4. In 2004, 87% of non-Title I 4th graders and 77% of Title I 4th graders scored at the proficient level on the state reading test. In 2009, 95% of non-Title I 4th graders and 88% of Title I 4th graders scored at the proficient level in reading. Between 2004 and 2009, the percentage proficient improved at an average rate of 1.6 percentage points per year for non-Title I students and 2.2 percentage points per year for Title I students, indicating a narrowing of the achievement gap for Title I students at grade 4. [For the main report, "State Test Score Trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is Achievement Improving and Are Gaps Narrowing for Title I Students?," see ED522866.]
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: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 4; Grade 8; High Schools
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I