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Accountability--20% of Grade

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Quality Counts '98 Standards Data Table 3
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted? (July 1997) How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Virginia no X   X yes
Georgia yes X X X yes
Massachusetts yes X   X yes
North Carolina yes X X X yes
New York yes X   X yes
Ohio no X   X no
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Florida yes X X X yes
Maryland no X X X yes
Oklahoma no X   X yes
Texas no X X X yes
Mississippi no X   X yes
New Hampshire no X     yes
Michigan no X   X yes
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Washington yes X X X yes
West Virginia yes X     yes
New Mexico yes X X X yes
Kentucky no X X X yes
Pennsylvania no X X   yes
Alabama yes X   X yes
Missouri no X   X yes
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
New Jersey yes X X X yes
Oregon no X   X undecided
Arkansas yes X   X yes
Utah no X     yes
Vermont no X   X no
Delaware no X     yes
Colorado no X   X yes
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Kansas no X   X undecided
Connecticut no X X X yes
Maine no X     yes
Tennessee no X   X yes
Rhode Island no X   X yes
Illinois no X X X yes
Nevada yes X   X yes
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Indiana no X X X yes
Wisconsin no X     yes
Minnesota no X     yes
South Carolina yes X X X yes
California no X     yes
Arizona yes X     yes
Louisiana yes X   X yes
State Will students have to master standards to graduate or be promoted?
(July 1997)
How does state hold schools and/or districts accountable for student performance? (October 1997) Will state participate in next National Assessment of Educational Progress? (1998)
Public Reporting Rewards Sanctions
Hawaii no X     yes
Idaho no       no
Alaska yes X     no
South Dakota no X     no
Wyoming no       yes
Montana no X     yes
North Dakota no       no
Nebraska no       yes
Iowa no       yes
U.S. 16 45 14 31 42

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