England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)
testing in Rhode Island has changed dramatically in response
to the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). To meet
these requirements, Rhode Island partnered with Vermont
and New Hampshire to develop Grade Level Expectations
(GLEs) and to design the New England Common Assessment
Program (NECAP)" ... read
"...Please note that Rhode
Island has adopted the
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English
Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social
Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects ("Literacy
in the Content Areas"), and the Common
Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics.
In the 2013-14 school year, the CCSS for Mathematics
will replace the RI Mathematics GLEs/GSEs in
preparation for the change from NECAP (reading,
writing, mathematics) to the new statewide assessment
(PARCC) (ELA/literacy, mathematics) in 2014-15.
Reading & Writing
Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is
the nation's only ongoing representative sample survey
of student achievement in core subject areas.
each assessment, NAEP
releases dozens of sample questions to the publicómore
than 2,000 questions are currently available.
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of Instruction, Assessment and Curriculum