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Oregon Department of Education, 2017
The American Indian/Alaska Native Students in Oregon report has been prepared by the Office of Accountability, Research and Information Services for the Advisor to the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction on Indian Education. It is being made available to the public and interested stakeholders to further conversations about improving…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Public Education
Oregon Department of Education, 2016
The Oregon English Language Learner Report is an annual publication required by law (ORS 327.016). This report provides financial information for English language learner (ELL) programs, the objectives and needs of students eligible for and enrolled in an English language learner program, and provides information on the demographics of students in…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Educational Finance
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, 2012
This "Report Card to the Public" is published in accordance with Alaska Statute 14.03.120 for the school year 2011-2012. Under state law, each school district is required to report information about its plans and performance to its community. This report includes a statewide summary of performance results. It reports the status of public…
Descriptors: Public Schools, State Legislation, School Districts, Academic Achievement
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Mead, N.; Grigg, W.; Moran, R.; Kuang, M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Since 2005, the National Indian Education Study (NIES) has provided educators, policymakers, and the public with information about the background and academic performance of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States. This report, the second in a two-part series based on the 2009 NIES survey,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Grade 4
National Assessment Governing Board, 2008
This document sets forth recommendations for the design of a new science assessment. The assessment resulting from this framework will start a new NAEP science trend (i.e., measure of student progress in science) beginning in 2009. This framework represents a unique opportunity to build on previous NAEP science work as well as key developments in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Science Tests, National Competency Tests, Scoring
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data capable of monitoring the progress of education in the United States, Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report, "The Condition of Education." This year's report presents 46 indicators of important developments and trends in U.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Enrollment Trends, Age Differences, Child Development
Louisiana State Department of Education, 2004
Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) is an integral part of the Louisiana school and district accountability system passed by the state legislature and signed into law in 1997. In March 2004, students in grade 8 took LEAP 21 English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies tests. This document…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade 8, Test Items, Educational Quality
Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E. – US Department of Health and Human Services, 2004
This is the second volume in a two-volume set, presenting findings from the Monitoring the Future study. The first volume presents findings from American secondary students in grades 8, 10, and 12. This second volume contains findings from American college students, their age peers not in college, young adult high school graduates through age 30…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Graduates, Futures (of Society), Grants
Louisiana State Department of Education, 2004
Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) is an integral part of the Louisiana school and district accountability system passed by the state legislature and signed into law in 1997. The primary purposes of the accountability system are to raise expectations for achievement for all Louisiana public school students and…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Student Evaluation, Accountability, Academic Achievement
Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E. – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2004
The use of licit and illicit drugs by American young people has been a source of major policy and public health concerns for the United States since the mid-1960s. The use of these substances is a leading cause of eventual disease and death in the population, but it also contributes in important ways to mortality and morbidity during adolescence. …
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Smoking, Secondary School Students
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Dennis, Dixie; Ballard, Michael – High School Journal, 2002
National statistics reveal an alarming trend concerning the use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, which is better known as ecstasy. Results from the Monitoring the Future survey of 50,000 secondary youth reveal that use among 8th graders rose to 3.1%, 5.4% among 10th graders, and 8.2% among 12th graders. High school faculty and staff must be…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Abuse, At Risk Persons, Grade 8