Oregon Reading Standards Verification Technical Report Cover Page

Oregon Reading Standards Verification Technical Report

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) conducted an achievement standards verification process for the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills for Reading on January 19-21, 2011. The research-based Bookmark Procedure was used to recommend achievement standards (cut scores) for Grades 3–8 and high school. ODE contracted with the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) to serve as external evaluators who monitored the process and documented evidence of validity for both the process and the results. This document summarizes the resulting recommendations and EPIC’s evaluation results.

Oregon Math Standards Verification Technical Report Cover Page

Oregon Mathematics Standards Verification Technical Report

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) conducted an achievement standards verification process for the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics on August 9-11, 2010. The research-based Bookmark Procedure was used to recommend achievement standards (cut scores) for Grades 3–8 and high school. ODE contracted with the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) to serve as external evaluators who monitored the process and documented evidence of validity for both the process and the results. This document summarizes the resulting recommendations and EPIC’s evaluation results.

Creating College Readiness – School Profiles of 38 Schools That Know How

2009_Creating_College_Readiness_38Schools.pdf (3343 downloads) In this 2009 report, EPIC profiles 38 U.S. high schools with proven success in preparing students for life after graduation. The selected schools represent a diverse cross-section of the U.S. education system. This document profiles each school and contains comprehensive and tangible examples of successful student preparation. This research was the basis…