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Guam Department of Education, 2013
This report addresses the reporting requirements of Public Law 26-26 and the provisions of "No Child Left Behind" ("NCLB") as described in the Guam Department of Education Board adopted "District Action Plan" ("DAP"). Public Law 26-26, Section 3106 states that "No later than thirty (30) days following…
Descriptors: Public Education, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Graduation Rate
Lawrence, Barbara J. – 1999
This publication provides a general description, in question-and-answer format, of the 1999 Utah Statewide Testing Program. Under this program, norm-referenced achievement tests are administered to Utah students in grades 5, 8, and 11 under a legislative mandate. The newest edition of the Stanford Achievement Tests, the Stanford 9, was chosen as…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Norm Referenced Tests
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Mahood, Wayne – Social Science Record, 1989
Suggests that whether U.S. education is a catastrophe depends not on whether students can answer questions on the Standard Achievement Tests (SAT) but on their ability to survive in the modern world. Stresses that the challenge to the social studies is to teach students to integrate their learning not to play the testmakers game. (NL)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, College Entrance Examinations, Curriculum Development, Educational Change