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The Technical Digest for 2007–2008 is designed primarily as a web-based document. The entire text of the Technical Digest along with the documents referenced and the technical reports in support of information in the Technical Digest are available on the Student Assessment Division website.
Table of Contents/PurposeChapter 1: Student Assessment in TexasChapter 2: Texas Assessment of Knowledge of Skills (TAKS)Chapter 3: Assessments for Students with DisabilitiesChapter 4: Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS)Chapter 5: End-of-Course AssessmentsChapter 6: Annual Test Development ActivitiesChapter 7: Test Administration ProceduresChapter 8: Test Security in TexasChapter 9: Quality Control ProceduresChapter 10: Scores and ReportsChapter 11: Student Success Initiative (SSI)Chapter 12: Student Growth MeasuresChapter 13: SamplingChapter 14: StandardsChapter 15: ScalingChapter 16: ReliabilityChapter 17: ValidityChapter 18: EquatingChapter 19: Performance Assessments Used On TAKS, TAKS (Accommodated), and TAKS–MChapter 20: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) Exit LevelChapter 21: ResourcesBibliographyIndexAppendix A: TAKS Sample Light Marks Analysis ReportAppendix B: 2008 Scale Distributions and Statistics by Subject Area and GradeAppendix C: 2008 Mean P-Values by Objective and Subject AreaAppendix D: 2008 Conditional Standard ErrorAppendix E: 2008 Classification Accuracy Tables
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