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Blazer, Christie – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2008
There is a growing consensus among educators and the general public that technology should play a more integral role in students' education. However, the question of whether the introduction of technology into the classroom has a positive impact on teaching and learning is still under intense debate within the educational community. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education
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Schuster, Bernard G. – Foreign Language Annals, 2005
What happens to English academic achievement when valued class time is devoted to a foreign language in the elementary schools (FLES) program? Is there a reduction in achievement as suggested by a time-on-task hypothesis, or is there some form of compensation, as suggested by additive bilingualism? The school district in this study started a FLES…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, School Districts, FLES, Academic Achievement
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1987
April 1987 marked the seventh year of the statewide testing program in reading, language, and mathematics mandated by the Arizona State legislature. The Arizona testing program used nationally-standardized norm-referenced achievement tests. The Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) were administered to students in grades 1 through 8, the Stanford…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Equivalent Scores
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1989
For 1989, the ninth year of standardized norm-referenced achievement testing mandated by the Arizona State Legislature, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted the Riverside Basic Skills Assessment Program (RBSAP). According to the RBSAP, the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills are administered to students in grades 1 through 8, and the Tests of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Equivalent Scores, Language Skills
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1990
April 1990 marked the tenth year of the effort mandated by the Arizona State Legislature to assess student performance through nationally standardized norm-referenced achievement testing in reading, grammar, and mathematics for students in grades 1 through 12. This was the sixth year the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills were administered to students in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Mangino, Evangelina; And Others – 1993
Student achievement in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas), as reflected by different achievement test scores, is reported for 1992-93. In this year, 14,114 students took the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS)in the fall, and 14,799 took the TAAS in the spring. In grades 1 and 2, 9,520 students took the Iowa Tests of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Criterion Referenced Tests
Deeter, Thomas; Wilson, Morris – 1993
In their effort to provide quality programing for their diverse student body, the Des Moines Public Schools continually evaluate their teaching and student outcomes. This report presents results about student performance on the following tests: (1) Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS); (2) Iowa Tests of Educational Development (ITED); (3) American…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement Programs, Curriculum, Educational Assessment
Mangino, Evangelina; And Others – 1991
Results of standardized tests taken by students in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District are reported. Emphasis is on tests developed for the state of Texas, but results from other standardized tests are also reported. In October 1990, 22,443 students in grades 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 took the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS),…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Criterion Referenced Tests
Dean, Paul; And Others – 1992
This paper is the second report on the purpose, methodology, and results of a large-scale statistical analysis of standardized test scores from Chicago public elementary schools for 1988 and 1989. Major purposes were to develop methods for measuring student improvement (change) at the individual and school levels, to find ways of identifying…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment
Austin Independent School District, TX. – 1982
Designed for junior high and high school students and their parents, this brochure explains the structure, function, and method for interpretation of the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and the Sequential Tests of Educational Progress. A question and answer format is used to provide information on scope and purposes of the tests, meaning and accuracy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Educational Testing, Graduation Requirements
Austin Independent School District, TX. – 1982
Designed for parents of kindergarten and elementary school children in Austin, Texas, this brochure explains the structure and function of the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills. A question and answer format is used to provide information on the scope and purposes of the tests, grade level differences in testing, meaning and accuracy of the scores, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Educational Testing, Elementary Education
Dobrinski, Virginia; Liechti, Carroll D. – 1981
The performance of pupils, individual schools, and the Wichita Public School System is depicted in a quantitative report of the results of the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) administered as part of the system's basic testing program. The ITBS battery measured vocabulary, reading, language, work-study and mathematics skills and results are given…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Equivalent Scores
Dallas Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research, Evaluation, and Information Systems. – 1982
Each year, through its system-wide testing program, the Dallas Independent School District collects and reports assessment data on the achievement of its pupils. The data are summarized in a variety of ways in different reports to meet the needs of a particular audience. The three reports in this year's series were produced by computer, using a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, School Districts
Christner, Catherine A. – 1987
Evaluation findings on the Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 and Chapter 1 Migrant Programs of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) are reported. Included in the text of the report are: program descriptions; reading component descriptions; program impact on student achievement, Texas Educational Assessment of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment
Drahozal, Edward C. – 1986
This paper argues that the standard "When it is expected that a test will be used to make norm-referenced assessments of groups rather than individuals, normative data based on appropriate group statistics should be provided," which was considered secondary in the 1985 "Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing" and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Point Average
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