Descriptions of Program Evaluations and Other Studies
|Study or Data Collection||Who sponsors?
|Who collected on?||What collected?||When collected?
|Other Surveys and Studies|
|50.||Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Data||The College Board||High school students taking AP exams in public and private schools||Knowledge, skills, and performance of high school students on AP examinations.||Annual|
|51.||Key State Education Policies on K-12 Education||Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)||State education agencies||Information on state development of content standards, graduation, teacher licensure, time and attendance.||Biennial; next in 1998|
|52.||Magnet Schools of America Annual Directory||Magnet Schools of America, Inc.||Districts/schools with magnet programs nationally||Name of school, school mailing address, school phone number, district location, name of principal, grades served, type of program (whole school or program within a school), and theme type (e.g., math, performing/fine arts, Montessori).||Updated continuously|
|53.||Making Standards Matter, 1997||American Federation of Teachers||State education agencies||Information on state development of academic standards in the core subjects. Report also assesses quality of standards.||1995, 1996, 1997; annual|
|54.||Setting Education Standards High Enough||Southern Regional Education Board||Secondary analysis of student assessment data, for grades 4 & 8||Comparison of performance on NAEP to performance on state assessments.||1996|
|55.||State Student Assessment Programs Database||OERI and Council of Chief State School Officers.
Grantee: North Central Regional Educational Lab (NCREL)
|State education agencies||Information on state assessment systems.||1996, 1997; annual|
|56.||States' pass rates on rigorous licensing exams||PES
Contractor: Westat, Inc.
|Teachers taking the National Teacher Exam/Praxis in 50 states||Pass rates on the National Teacher Exam/Praxis.||1997-2002, annual|
|57.||Textbook and Instructional Materials Analysis||OERI
Independent Expert Panel
|Textbooks and instructional materials on the market||Percent of textbooks and instructional materials that independent experts consider exemplary and align with high standards.||1998|