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STARS Archived Reports

Statewide Writing Alignment Studies

Conducting an Alignment Study for the  Nebraska Statewide Writing Assessment (March 2009)

2007 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2006 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2005 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Study for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

2004 Statewide Writing Assessment Standard Setting Report for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Final Report

 

Statewide Writing Assessment Reports:

2010 Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11 Scoring Report

2007-2008 Summary of Procedures for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8, and 11

2008 Scoring Report Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2007 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2006 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment for Grades 4, 8 and 11

2003 Technical Report Scoring of the Nebraska Statewide Eighth Grade Writing Assessment

2002 Scoring Report for Statewide Writing Assessment, Grade 4

Local Assessment Evaluation and Technical Reports

Report on the Nebraska Peer Review Process (Schraw, 2007)

The Quality of Local District Assessment (Brookhart, 2006)

Evaluation of Six Quality Criteria (Lane, 2006)

Alignment Study (Buros, 2005)

Local District Assessments: One Indicator for the Validation of Nebraska's Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (Brookhart, 2004)

2004 An Examination of 2002-2004 Nebraska Criterion Referenced Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, and District Portfolio Ratings for Math at Grades 4, 8 and 11 (Isernhagen, Dappan)

Analysis of the District Assessment Portfolio (Forte Fast, 2004)

Final Report on the Analysis of STARS Data (Schraw, 2004)

Exploring Nebraska's Decision Rules for Adequate Yearly Progress (Beaudoin, 2004)

Examining the Potential for Selected NRTs and Locally Developed CRTs to Classify Students into Performance Categories in Reading and Mathematics (Buros, 2004)

Evaluating Nebraska's District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessment

2003 Evaluating Nebraska's District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessments for Reading, Speaking and Listening: 2002-2003 (Buckendahl, Impara, Plake, Ferdous, Haack)

2002 Evaluating Nebraska's District Assessment Portfolios and Recommending Model Assessments for Mathematics: 2001-2002 (Buckendahl, Impara, Plake)

2002 Cutscores for District Performance Classifications for the State of the Schools Report Based on the Percentage of Students Meeting the Mathematics Standards (Impara, Buckendahl, Plake)

2001 Cutscores for District Performance Classifications for the State of the Schools Report Based on the Percentage of Students Meeting the Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Standards (Plake, Impara, Buckendahl)

2001 Report of Model Assessments for Reading (Impara, Buchendahl, & Plake)

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