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ERIC Number: ED451198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 606
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Student Assessment.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills