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Knight, Stephanie L.; Erlandson, David A. – Planning and Changing, 2003
The purpose of this article is to discuss an approach to analyzing the interactive effects of multiple reform efforts within a school or school district. The approach resulted from an intensive study of reform in one district in a state characterized by a strong accountability system. First, the authors present a brief history of educational…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Educational Change, Accountability, Federal Legislation
Oakeley, Cecilia; Yang, Hua – 1997
As the idea of including limited English proficient (LEP) students in large-scale assessments is becoming popular among researchers, the practical question of how to do so meaningfully so that the needs and performances of LEP students are recognized while their scores are interpreted and used correctly becomes more important. This paper presents…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Office of Policy Planning and Research. – 1998
"Snapshot '97," the 10th edition of this publication, provides information about students, student performance, staffing, and the financing of Texas public school districts. This annual summary is a useful source of information for anyone interested in the demographics of Texas schools, the resources available, and the improvements that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Charter Schools, College Entrance Examinations
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1992
This report presents the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) performance results to state officials and the public as required by state law. Compiled in two volumes, TAAS results are aggregated and reported for the state as a whole, for education service centers and individual districts, and in district demographic groupings. Section 1…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1991
This report of the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) Student Performance Results lists performance results on the TAAS and the Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS), an exit examination, alphabetically by school district for each grade level tested (grades 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 for the TAAS and grades 11 and 12 for the initial…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Exit Examinations
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Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1995
"Snapshot '94," the seventh edition of this publication, provides information about students, student performance, staffing, and financing of Texas public schools. This annual summary is a useful tool for those interested in evaluating the progress of Texas school districts toward providing an excellent and equitable education for all…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, College Entrance Examinations, Economically Disadvantaged
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Texas Education Agency, Austin. – 1992
This report presents the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) performance results to state officials and the public as required by state law. Compiled in two volumes, TAAS results are aggregated and reported for the state as a whole, for education service centers and individual districts, and in district demographic groupings. This volume…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Exit Examinations, Performance