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The Technical Digest is designed to provide information to Texas testing coordinators, educators, researchers, and interested citizens about the development procedures and technical attributes of the state-mandated assessment program. This digest does not include all the information available regarding the assessment program in Texas. A list of available technical digests and technical reports can be found on the Technical Digest webpage.
The links below open PDF (Portable Document Format) files.
Table of Contents/Purpose Chapter 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 Texas Chapter 9: Quality Control ProceduresChapter 10: Scores and ReportsChapter 11: Student Success Initiative (SSI)Chapter 12: The Texas Growth Index (TGI) Chapter 13: SamplingChapter 14: StandardsChapter 15: ScalingChapter 16: ReliabilityChapter 17: ValidityChapter 18: EquatingChapter 19: Performance Assessments used on TAKS/TAKS-I and SDAA IIChapter 20: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) Exit LevelChapter 21: ResourcesBibliographyIndexAppendix A: TAKS Sample Light Marks Analysis ReportAppendix B: 2007 Scale Distributions and Statistics By Subject Area And GradeAppendix C: 2007 Mean P-Values By Objective And Subject AreaAppendix D: 2007 Conditional Standard ErrorAppendix E: 2007 Classification Accuracy TablesAppendix F: TAKS Mathematics Survey For Grades 3, 4, 5
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Last updated: February 1, 2008
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