Site helps make sense of STAR results
- Site helps make sense of STAR results By Theresa Harrington
Contra Costa Times<tharrington@...?subject=ContraCostaTimes.com:
make sense of STAR results>
Posted: 09/15/2009 03:52:21 PM PDT
Updated: 09/15/2009 04:18:29 PM PDT
Deciphering kids' test scores can be almost as complicated for parents
as taking the exams is for students.
Results of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting, or STAR, exams
arrived in family mailboxes during the past month, showing parents how their
sons and daughters measured up against other California students in math,
English and other subjects.
But some may wonder what all the numbers really mean.
Based on parent feedback, the state has developed a Web site �
www.starsamplequestions.org � that includes questions, answers and student
performance levels in an easy-to-understand way.
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