State math, science requirements paying off, study says
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- BUG roll supplements honor roll, recognizes students'... // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p15
Presents information about the Bringing Up Grades (BUG) roll, the reward of the students who are not included in the honor list. How the students learn the qualified students for the award; Why the teachers at Byford Elementary School in Chicago like the activity; Other recognitions rendered by...
- The Effect of Random and Sequential Versions on Student Test Performance. Picou, Armand; Milhomme, Albert J. // Financial Practice & Education;Spring/Summer97, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p85
Evaluates the effect of random and logically ordered test forms on test scores of students. Computer test banks (CTBs), use for test preparation; Features of CTB; Literature review of the study; Data and methodologies used; Results of the study; Conclusions.
- Problems and progress in appraising student performance. Sarcella, Joseph A.; Foster, Patrick N. // Tech Directions;May95, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p57
Explores important aspects of appraising student performance. Concept of performance appraisal; Relation of performance appraisal techniques to the current climate in education and in industry; Problems of evaluating performance; Variables that can hinder an educator's objectivity.
- The US. Hanson, Cynthia; Zipp, Yvonne // Christian Science Monitor;8/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 182, p2
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- Vt. to combine standardized tests with portfolios. Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Education Week;12/04/96, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p3
Reports that the Vermont state school board has approved combining its voluntary portfolio-assessment program with mandatory standardized tests to determine how well students stack up against the states' academic standards. Creation or purchase of tests to implement the plan; Information...
- State board's leaders call for assessments bearing consequences. Lawton, Millicent // Education Week;10/22/97, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p7
Reports that state student performance assessments should have consequences for the students who take them and the schools that give them in the United States, according to a report from state education leaders. Need for states to use several tests to measure learning; Ideal characteristics of...
- THE WALL CHART AND THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION. Vassallo, P. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Summer91, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p161
Comments on the meaningless statistical analysis of the American education system and the wall chart of the Department of Education which tells the country how children are doing in school. The attempt to decipher Education Secretary Lauro F. Cavazos' speech; Semanticists view of the wall chart...
- Weak measurement serving presumptive policy. Jaeger, Richard M. // Phi Delta Kappan;Oct92, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p118
Presents data which support conclusions predicting between-nation variation in math and science test scores. Economic factors coupled with family structure and stability; Classroom instructional variables predict trivial portions; Discussion of the data; More.
- Assessment reform. Kane, Michael B.; Khattri, Nidhi // Phi Delta Kappan;Sep95, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p30
Presents an overview of performance-based assessments in evaluating student achievement in the United States. Assessment as a lever for reform; Elements of performance assessments; Factors influencing development and implementation.
- Classes of dropouts. Tice, T.N. // Education Digest;Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p41
Reveals that using relevant research, Calvin L. Streeter and Cynthia Franklin offer `Psychological and Family Differences Between Middle Class and Low Income Dropouts: A Discriminant Analysis' in the April/May 1991 `High School Journal' (vol. 74,no. 4), 211-19. What mostly white middle-class...