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ERIC Number: ED523144
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug-9
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
State Test Score Trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is Achievement Improving and Are Gaps Narrowing for Title I Students? Texas
Center on Education Policy
This paper profiles Texas's test score trends through 2008-09. In 2005, the mean scale score on the state 4th grade reading test was 2297 for non-Title I students and 2207 for Title I students. In 2009, the mean scale score in 4th grade reading was 2334 for non-Title I students and 2235 for Title I students. Between 2005 and 2009, the mean scale score improved at an average yearly rate of 9.3 points for non-Title I students and improved at an average yearly rate of 7.0 points for Title I students, indicating a widening of the achievement gap for Title I students at grade 4. In 2005, 89% of non-Title I 4th graders and 75% of Title I 4th graders scored at the proficient level on the state reading test. In 2009, 93% of non-Title I 4th graders and 81% of Title I 4th graders scored at the proficient level in reading. Between 2005 and 2009, the percentage proficient improved at an average rate of 1.0 percentage points per year for non-Title I students and 1.5 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.]
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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: Texas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I