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ERIC Number: ED451198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Texas Student Assessment Program Student Performance Results, 1998-1999: Statewide and Regional Results. TAAS and End-of-Course Examinations and Other Studies.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Student Assessment.
This report outlines statewide results on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) for the 1998-1999 academic year. Also included are statewide data from the administration of the Spanish TAAS and the Algebra I, Biology, English II, and U.S. History end-of-course examinations. To allow a broader view of the assessment program's history, 6-year comparisons of the percentage passing rates and the Texas Learning Index data are included. The chapters are: (1) "Executive Summary"; (2) "Assessment Program Overview"; (3) "TAAS Results by Grade Level: Spring 1999"; (4) "End-of-Course Examinations: Spring 1999"; (5) "TAAS and End-of-Course Regional Results"; (6) "A Study of the Correlation of Course Performance and End-of-Course Test Performance on the Algebra I End-of-Course Test"; and (7) "National Comparative Data Study." Sixteen appendixes contain supplemental information and summary reports. (Contains 41 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Algebra, Biology, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Reading Tests, Spanish, Tables (Data), Test Format, Test Results
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, P.O. Box 13817, Austin, TX 78711-3817 ($5 for nonprofit institution, $6 all others).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Student Assessment.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills