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High School-Level Assessments: Sources
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Alabama Subjects and grades tested: ALA. CODE § 16-6B-1(b); ALA. ADMIN. CODE r. 290-4-2-.02(1)(d); Alabama State Department of Education; Dorothy DeMars, Alabama State Department of Education
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Alabama Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: ALA. ADMIN. CODE r. 290-3-1-.02, 290-4-1-.01; ALA. CODE § 16-6B-3
Alaska Subjects and grades tested: ALASKA STAT. § 14.07.020(b)(1); ALASKA ADMIN. CODE tit. 4 §§ 06.737, 06.755; Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Alaska Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook; Guide to Test Interpretation for the Grade 10 Standards Based Assessments For Parents and Students Spring 2006; Cathy Anderegg, Assessment Administrator, Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
Purposes of test: ALASKA STAT. §§ 14.03.075(a), 14.03.123(f)(2)(A); ALASKA ADMIN. CODE tit. 4 § 06.755
Arizona Subjects and grades tested: ARIZ. REV. STAT. §§ 15-701.01, 15-741; Arizona Department of Education AIMS Information Center
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: ARIZ. REV. STAT. §§ 15-241(E)(1), 15-701.01; ARIZ. ADMIN. CODE R7-2-302; Arizona Board of Regents High Honors Tuition Waiver Scholarship Web site; Irene Hunting, Director of State Test Administration, Arizona Department of Education
Arkansas Subjects and grades tested: ARK. CODE ANN. §§ 6-15-406, 6-15-407, 6-15-419(f); Ark. Reg. 005-19-006-2.0, 005-19-006-6.03, 005-19-006-6.04.01; Arkansas Department of Education Web site
College-ready measures: Arkansas Department of Education Web site; NGA Web site
End-of-course: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-15-2009, Ark. Reg. 005-19-006-6.03; American Diploma Project press release
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Consolidated State Application Accountability Plan
Diagnostic exams: ARK. CODE ANN. § 6-15-420(d), (e)
Purposes of test: ARK. CODE ANN. §§ 6-15-404(i)(2)(A)(i), 6-15-420, 6-15-2009; Ark. Reg. 005-19-006-7.04, 005-19-006-7.05, 005-19-006-9
California Subjects and grades tested: CAL. EDUC. CODE §§ 60603, 60605(b)(1), 60640(b), 60642.5, 60800, 60850, 60851(b); CAL. CODE REGS. tit. 5 § 1041; California Department of Education 2006-2007 assessment table
College-ready measures: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 60640(k); California Department of Education Early Assessment Program Web site; Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: California Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: CAL. EDUC. CODE §§ 37254, 89070.10 - 89070.30; Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project Web site 
Portfolios/performance-based: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 60856
Purposes of test: CAL. EDUC. CODE §§ 51450 through 51452, 52051 to 52055.605, 60851(a) and (f); CAL. CODE REGS. tit. 5, §§ 876; Governor's Scholarship Programs Web page
Colorado Subjects and grades tested: COLO. REV. STAT. §§ 22-7-405(2), 22-7-406(3), 22-7-409
College-ready measures: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-7-409(1.5)(a)
Diagnostic exams: COLO. REV. STAT. §§ 22-7-409(1.2)(a)(I.5), 22-7-604.3
ACT/SAT: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-7-409(1.5)(a)
Purposes of test: COLO. REV. STAT. §§ 22-7-604, 22-7-605(7), 22-7-609, 22-7-610
Connecticut Subjects and grades tested: CONN. GEN. STAT. § 10-14n; Jeff Greig, CAPT Program Manager, Connecticut State Department of Education
Purposes of test: CONN. GEN. STAT. § 10-223a(b)
Delaware Subjects and grades tested: DEL. CODE ANN. tit. 14, § 151(b), (c), (h); DEL. REGS. tit. 14, § 100.101.1
College-ready measures: NGA Web site
Portfolios/performance-based: DEL. CODE ANN. tit. 14, § 153(e)(1); DEL. REGS. tit. 14, § 100.101.3
Purposes of test: DEL. CODE ANN. tit. 14, §§ 152, 153(c), 154; DEL. REGS. §§ 100.101.6, 100.103; Delaware Department of Education Frequently Asked Questions; Lisa Alexander, Education Specialist, Data Manager, Assessments and Analysis, Delaware Department of Education
District of Columbia Subjects and grades tested and end-of-course: District of Columbia Public Schools Master Education Plan, February 2006; D.C. MUN. REGS. tit. 5, sec. 2202
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: District of Columbia Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: D.C. CODE ANN. § 38-2806
Florida Subjects and grades tested: FLA. STAT. ch. 1008.22(3)(c); FLA. ADMIN. CODE ANN. r. 6A-1.09422; Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Web site
College-ready measures: FLA. STAT. chs. 1007.21, 1007.35, 1008.30; Florida College Entry-Level Placement Test Web site
End-of-course: FLA. STAT. ch. 1008.22
Diagnostic exams: FLA. STAT. ch. § 1007.35; Summary: 10th Grade PSAT and PLAN Test Takers, Florida Public Schools
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Florida Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook; Sharon Koon, Policy, Research, & Accountability Coordinator, Assessment and School Performance Office, Florida Department of Education
Diagnostic exams: FLA. STAT. ch. 1008.25(4)(a); FLA. ADMIN. CODE ANN. r. 6A-1.09422; Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Frequently Asked Questions brochure
Purposes of test: FLA. STAT. chs. 1008.22(3)(c)(5), 1008.25(4)(b), (c); FLA. ADMIN. CODE. ANN. rs. 6A-1.09422(6), (7), 6A-109981
Georgia Subjects and grades tested: GA. CODE ANN. § 20-2-281(a), (f), (h); GA. COMP. R. & REGS. r. 160-3-1-.07
College-ready measures: GA. CODE ANN. § 20-2-146; Georgia Department of Education PSAT Web site
End-of-course: GA. CODE ANN. § 20-2-281(f), (h); GA. COMP. R. & REGS. r. 160-3-1-.07
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Georgia Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: GA. CODE ANN. §§ 20-2-281(c), 20-2-281(j)(1), 20-14-30 to 20-14-41; GA. COMP. R. & REGS. rr. 160-3-1-.07, 160-7-1-.01 to 160-7-1-.04, 160-4-2-.13
Hawaii Subjects and grades tested: HAW. REV. STAT. § 302A-201; Hawaii Department of Education Introduction to Assessment Web site; Addendum to Hawaii's Consolidated Plan - No Child Left Behind
Purposes of test: HAW. REV. STAT. § 302A-201, 302A-1004
Idaho Subjects and grades tested: IDAHO ADMIN. CODE r. 08.02.03.111(06)(j), (k); Idaho Department of Education Assessment & Accountability Web site
College-ready measures: IDAHO ADMIN. CODE r. 08.02.03.107
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Idaho Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
ACT/SAT: IDAHO ADMIN. CODE r. 08.02.03.107
Purposes of test: IDAHO ADMIN. CODE rr. 08.02.03.107, 08.02.03.001 to 08.02.03.114
Illinois Subjects and grades tested: 105 ILL. COMP. STAT. 5/2-3.64(c)
College-ready measures: Illinois State Board of Education Prairie State Achievement Examination Web site; January 15, 2008 press release; Illinois State Board of Education EXPLORE/PLAN Procedures and Protocol 
Diagnostic exams: 105 ILL. COMP. STAT. 5/2-3.64(e)
ACT/SAT: Illinois State Board of Education Prairie State Achievement Examination Web site
Purposes of test: 105 ILL. COMP. STAT. 5/2-3.25a to 5/2-3.25d, 5/2-3.64(c), 110 ILL. COMP. STAT. 947/31; ILL. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 23 §§ 1.80 to 1.90., 2761.10 to 2761.40; Illinois Student Assistance Commission Web site
Indiana Subjects and grades tested: IND. CODE. § 20-32-5-2, 20-18-2; IND. ADMIN. CODE tit. 511 r. 5-2-1; Indiana Department of Education Web site; Trish Wlodarczyk, Indiana Department of Education
College-ready measures: A Long-Term Assessment Plan for Indiana: Driving Student Learning, Indiana State Board of Education, November 1, 2006
End-of-course: IND. CODE § 20-32-5-21(b); Indiana Department of Education Core 40 Web site; Trish Wlodarczyk, Indiana Department of Education; American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Indiana Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook; Indiana Department of Education ISTEP+ Web page
Diagnostic exams: IND. CODE ANN. § 20-32-7-2, -3
Portfolios/performance-based IND. CODE ANN. § 20-32-7-4
Purposes of test: IND. CODE §§ 20-32-4-1, 20-32-5-10, 20-31-8 to 20-31-11
Iowa Subjects and grades tested: IOWA CODE § 256.7(21)(c); IOWA ADMIN. CODE r. 281-12.8(1)(f); Iowa Test of Educational Development Web site
Purposes of test: IOWA ADMIN. CODE r. 281-12.8(4)
Kansas Subjects and grades tested: KAN. STAT. ANN. § 72-6439(b), (c); KAN. ADMIN. REGS. 91-31-31; Kansas State Assessment Schedule
Purposes of test: KAN. ADMIN. REGS. 91-31-31, 91-31-32, 91-31-39, 91-31-40
Kentucky Subjects and grades tested: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.6453, 158.860; 703 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 5:010 sec. 1(1), 703 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 5:020 sec. 1(1), (2); Lisa Gross, Kentucky Department of Education 
College-ready measures: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. §§ 158.801 to 158.803, 158.6453; Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program Web site
End-of-course: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.860; American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
Diagnostic exams: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.803
Portfolios/performance-based: 703 ADMIN. REGS. 5:010
ACT/SAT: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.6453
Purposes of test: KY. REV. STAT. ANN. § 158.6453, 158.6455, 158.860; 703 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 5:020
Louisiana Subjects and grades tested: LA. REV. STAT. ANN. §§ 12:24.4(F), 17.391.3 to 17.391.7; LA. ADMIN. CODE tit. 28:CXI, §§ 107, 701, 1701 and LA. ADMIN. CODE title 28, Part CXI. Bulletin 118, Chapter 18, §1801; Scott Norton, Director Standards, Assessments, and Accountability, Louisiana Department of Education
College-ready measures: Louisiana Board of Regents EPAS Web site; ACT Louisiana Case Study; NGA Web site
End-of-course: LA. ADMIN. CODE title 28, Part CXI. Bulletin 118, Chapter 18, §1801; Scott Norton, Director Standards, Assessments, and Accountability, Louisiana Department of Education
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Louisiana Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: LA. REV. STAT. ANN. §§ 17:10 to 17:10.7, 17:24.4(G)(4), 17.395; LA. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 28:XXXIX, §§ 911(C), 913; LA. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 28:CXI, § 107; LA. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 28:CXV, § 2319(G)
Maine Subjects and grades tested: ME. REV. STAT. ANN. tit. 20 §§ 6202, 6202A; CODE ME. R. § 05-071-127; Maine Department of Education Informational Letter No. 39: Transition from the MEA to the College Board SAT for Grade 11 Students
College-ready measures: Maine Department of Education Informational Letter No. 39: Transition from the MEA to the College Board SAT for Grade 11 Students
ACT/SAT: Maine Department of Education Informational Letter No. 39: Transition from the MEA to the College Board SAT for Grade 11 Students
Purposes of test: ME. REV. STAT. ANN. tit. 20 § 6202A, 6210
Maryland Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: MD. REGS. CODE tit. 13A § 01.04.04; Maryland High School Assessment Fact Sheet 1; Maryland School Assessment Factsheet; Achievement Matters Most: A Parent's Guide; American Diploma Project (ADP) press release 
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Maryland Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: MD. CODE. ANN., EDUC, § 7-203; MD. REGS. CODE tit. 13A §§01.04.01 to 01.04.09, 03.02.07 through 03.02.09
Massachusetts Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: MASS. GEN. LAWS. ch. 69, § 1I; MASS. REGS. CODE tit. 603, § 30.03; Massachusetts Department of Education MCAS Web site; National Governors Association Web site; American Diploma Project press release
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Massachusetts Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: MASS. GEN. LAWS ch 69, § 1I
Purposes of test: MASS. GEN. LAWS ch 69, §§ 1I, 1J; MASS. REGS. CODE tit. 603, §§ 30.03, 2.01 to 2.05 and §§ 31.01 to 31.06; Massachusetts Board of Higher Education web site; Department Web site
Michigan Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 380.1279, 380.1279g, 380.1278a, 380.1278b; Ed Roeber and Jan Ellis, Michigan Department of Education; Michigan Department of Education April 5, 2007 memo
College-ready measures: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 380.1279g; Michigan Merit Exam Web site
ACT/SAT: Michigan Merit Exam Web site
Diagnostic exams: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1698
Purposes of test: MICH. COMP. LAWS §§ 380.1280, 390.1451 to 390.1459, 390.1621 to 390.1638, 380.1278a(4)(b)
Minnesota Subjects and grades tested: MINN. STAT. § 120B.30; MINN. R. 3501.0040, 3501.0230; Minnesota Department of Education testing Web site
College-ready measures: MINN. STAT. § 120B.128
End-of-course: MINN. STAT. § 120B.30(1a)(2); Minnesota Department of Education testing Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Minnesota Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: MINN. STAT. §§ 120B.30(1a)(c)(2), 120B.362(a)
Purposes of test: MINN. STAT. §§ 120B.30, 120B.31, 120B.35; MINN. R. 3501.0110, 3501.0040, 3501.0230 to 0250
Mississippi Subjects and grades tested: MISS. CODE. ANN. §§ 37-16-1 to 37-16-11; Mississippi Department of Education Subject Area and FLE Graduation Requirements schedule
College-ready measures: CMSR 36-000-113 (Mississipi State Board Policy Manual, Code 2903); Mississippi Department of Education Questions and Answers regarding the Access to a Substantive and Rigorous Curriculum Policy
End-of-course: Mississippi Department of Education Subject Area and FLE Graduation Requirements schedule
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Mississippi Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook; Mississippi Department of Education Web site
Purposes of test: MISS. CODE ANN. §§ 37-16-3(c), 37-16-7(1)(a), 17-17-6, 37-18-1 to 37-18-5; State Board of Education Policy IHF-1
Missouri Subjects and grades tested: MO. REV. STAT. § 160.518; MO. CODE REGS. ANN. tit. 5, § 50-280.010; Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Update 2004; Stan Johnson, assistant commissioner for school improvement, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
End-of-course: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education press release; Stan Johnson, assistant commissioner for school improvement, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Purposes of test: MO. REV. STAT. §§ 160.518, 160.570; MO. CODE REGS. ANN. tit. 5, §§ 50-34.150, 50-345.010 to 50-345.300; Stan Johnson, assistant commissioner for school improvement, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Montana Subjects and grades tested: MONT. CODE ANN. § 20-2-121(11); MONT. ADMIN. R. 10.55.603, 10.56.101; Judy Snow, State Assessment Director, Montana Office of Public Instruction
Purposes of test: MONT. CODE. ANN. § 20-1-101; MONT. ADMIN. R. 10.55.601
Nebraska Subjects and grades tested: NEB. REV. STAT. § 79-760; NEB. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 92, 10-005
Purposes of test: NEB. REV. STAT. § 79-760; NEB. ADMIN. CODE. tit. 92, 10-005
Nevada Subjects and grades tested: NEV. REV. STAT. §§ 389.015, 389.055; NEV. ADMIN. CODE ch. 389, §§ 048, 061; Nevada Department of Education Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Nevada Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: NEV. REV. STAT. §§ 385.3455 to 385.391, 389.015; NEV. ADMIN. CODE ch. 389, §§ 057, 655, 661
New Hampshire Subjects and grades tested: N.H. REV. STAT. ANN. §§ 193-C:5, 193-C:6; 2006 NHEIAP Grade 10 Test Administration Workshop Power Point; New Hampshire Department of Education New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) Web page
Purposes of test: N.H. REV. STAT. ANN. §§ 193-H:1 to H:4
New Jersey Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: N.J. STAT. ANN. §§ 18A:7C-1, 18A:7C-6; N.J. ADMIN. CODE tit. 6A, § 6A:8-4.1; January 8, 2007 department memo; January 2007 department FAQ; American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: New Jersey Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: N.J. STAT. ANN. §§ 18A:7C-2, 18A:7C-3, 18A:7F-29; N.J. ADMIN. CODE tit. 6A, §§ 6A:8-4.4, 6A:8-5.2
New Mexico Subjects and grades tested: N. M. STAT. ANN. §§ 22-2C-4, 22-13-1.1
College-ready measures and End-of-course:
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N. M. STAT. ANN. §§ 22-2-8.11, 22-13-1.2; 2007 S.B. 561, Section 4; Don Watson, Assistant Secretary/Assessment and Accountability, New Mexico Public Education Department
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: New Mexico Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: N. M. STAT. ANN. §§ 22-2C-4 to 10, 22-13-1.1; N.M. ADMIN. CODE tit. 6, §§ 6.19.1.7 to 6.19.1.10
New York Subjects and grades tested and End of course N. Y. COMP. CODES R. & R.EGS. tit. 8, § 100.5 (5), New York State Education Department Regents Examination Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: New York Accountability Peer Review (NCLB accountability workbook)
Purposes of test: N. Y. COMP. CODES R. & REGS. tit. 8, §§ 3.45, 100.1(b), 100.2, 100.5, New York State Education Department Scholarships for Academic Excellence Web site
North Carolina Subjects and grades tested: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-174.11; N.C. ADMIN. CODE tit. 16, r. 6D.0503; North Carolina Writing Assessment Brief; North Carolina End-of-Course Assessment Brief; North Carolina Competency Test Assessment Brief; Sarah McManus, Chief, Testing Policy and Operations, Accountability Services Division, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
College-ready measures: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-174.18; North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing Program Web site
End-of-course: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-174.11; N.C. ADMIN. CODE tit. 16, r. 6D.0305, r. 6D.0503, 6D.0505; North Carolina End-of-Course Assessment Brief
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: North Carolina Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook; Sarah McManus, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Purposes of test: N.C. GEN. STAT. §§ 115C-105.35 to 105.37A, 115C-174.11; N.C. ADMIN. CODE tit. 16, §§ 6D.0301(b), 6D.0503, 6D.0505, 6G.0305 to 6G.0312
North Dakota Subjects and grades tested: N.D. CENT. CODE. § 15.1-21-08; Jean Newborg, Assistant Director, Standards and Achievement, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
Purposes of exam: North Dakota Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Ohio Subjects and grades tested: OHIO REV. CODE ANN. § 3301.0710(B); OHIO. ADMIN. CODE § 3301-13-02
College-ready measures: Ohio Early Mathematics Placement Testing Program Web site; OHIO. REV. CODE ANN. § 3301.43, 3302.032 (2006 S.B. 311)
End-of-course: American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Ohio Consolidated Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: OHIO REV. CODE ANN. §§ 3301.0710(B), 3301.0711(E), 3302.01 to 3302.05, 3313.61; OHIO. ADMIN. CODE § 3301-13-02
Oklahoma Subjects and grades tested: OKLA. STAT. tit. 70, § 1210.508(6), § 1210.523
College-ready measures: Oklahoma State Regents EPAS Web site; Oklahoma Early Mathematics Testing Program (OKEMTP) Web site; Kelly R. Damhousse, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma (OKEMTP)
End-of-course: OKLA. STAT. tit. 70, § 1210.508(7), 1210.523
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Oklahoma Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: OKLA. STAT. ANN. tit. 70, § 1210.508
Purposes of test: OKLA. STAT. tit. 70, §§ 3-150 to 3-152.1, 11-103.6d, 1210.508, 1210.523; OKLA. ADMIN. CODE §§ 210:10-13-18, 210:10-13-20
Oregon Subjects and grades tested: OR. REV. STAT. § 329.485
Purposes of test: OR. REV. STAT. §§ 329.105, 329.447, 329.465, 329.485, 348.183, 348.186; OR. ADMIN. R. 581-022-1110
Pennsylvania Subjects and grades tested: 22 PA. CODE § 403.3, 4.51; Ross Bowman, Pennsylvania Department of Education
End-of-course: American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
Diagnostic exams: 22 PA. CODE § 403.3(d)(iii); Pennsylvania Department of Education Value-Added Assessment System Web site
Purposes of test: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. §§ 1-1-2, 17-1702B to 17-1710B; 22 PA. CODE §§ 4.24, 4.61, 403.3
Puerto Rico Subjects and grades tested: Puerto Rico Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Puerto Rico Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Rhode Island Subjects and grades tested: R.I. GEN. LAWS §§ 16-7.1-2, 16-7.1-13, 16-22-9; Rhode Island Department of Education High School Assessment Web site, February 4, 2004
End-of-course: R.I. CODE. R. 08 010 011 (5.2); Initial Guidance for the Graduation by Proficiency Component, February 4, 2004; American Diploma Project (ADP) press release
Portfolios/performance-based: R.I. CODE. R. 08 010 011 (5.2); Initial Guidance for the Graduation by Proficiency Component
Purposes of test: R.I. GEN. LAWS §16-7.1-5; R.I. CODE. R. 08 010 011 (5.2), (5.3); Rhode Island Department of Education School Improvement and Accountability Web site
South Carolina Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: S.C. CODE ANN. § 59-18-310, S.C. CODE ANN. REGS. §§ 43-262, 43-262.4; Theresa Siskind, Director, Office of Assessment, Division of Curriculum Services and Assessment, South Carolina State Department of Education
College-ready measures: S.C. CODE ANN. § 59-18-350; Suzette Lee, Director, Office of High School Redesign, South Carolina Department of Education
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: South Carolina Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: S.C. CODE ANN. § 59-18-350, 59-59-150
Purposes of test: S.C. CODE ANN. §§ 59-18-310, 59-18-710, 59-18-900 to 59-18-1595; S.C. CODE. ANN. REGS. §§ 43-259, 43-262.4(I)(C)
South Dakota Subjects and grades tested: S.D. CODIFIED LAWS § 13-3-55; Overview of the South Dakota Assessment System
Diagnostic exams: Overview of the South Dakota Assessment System
Purposes of test: S.D. CODIFIED LAWS §§ 13-3-62 to 13-3-69; S.D. ADMIN. R. 24:42:01:01 to 24:42:11:07
Tennessee Subjects and grades tested: and End-of-course: TENN. CODE ANN. §§ 49-1-608, 49-6-6003; Tennessee Department of Education TCAP Secondary Assessments Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Tennessee Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: TENN. CODE ANN. §§ 49-1-601, 49-1-602, 49-6-6001(a)(1); TENN. COMP. R. & REGS. R. 0520-1-3-.06(2); Tennesse Department of Education TCAP Secondary Assessments Web site
Texas Subjects and grades tested: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 39.023; Texas Education Agency Web site
College-ready measures: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. §§ 39.023(c), 39.0232, 51.3062; 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §§ 4.51 to 4.55; Victoria Young, Director TAKS Reading, Writing and Social Studies, Texas Education Agency 
End-of-course: Texas Education Agency 2006-2007 Assessment Calendar; Texas Education Agency end-of-course exams Web page
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Texas Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.910
Purposes of test: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. §§ 39.025, 39.051 to 39.138; 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 101.7(a)
Utah Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: UTAH CODE ANN. § 53A-1-602, 53A-1-603, 53A-1-611; UTAH ADMIN. CODE 277-705-6; Utah State Office of Education Assessment Web site; Sandy Johnson, Utah State Office of Education
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Workbook; UTAH ADMIN. CODE R 277-7-5-6; Sandy Johnson, Utah State Office of Education
Diagnostic exams: Utah State Office of Education UTIPS Web site
Purposes of test: UTAH CODE ANN. §§ 53A-1-605, 53A-1-606, 53A-1-611(b); UTAH ADMIN. CODE 277-410-3, 277-413-3, 277-413-5, 277-705-6
Vermont Subjects and grades tested: VT. STAT. ANN. tit. 16, § 164(9); VT. CODE R. 2120.2; Vermont Department of Education Assessment Web site
College-ready measures: 2006 H.B. 867
ACT/SAT: 2006 H.B. 867
Purposes of test: VT. STAT. ANN. tit. 16, § 165
Virginia Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-253.13:3(C); Virginia Department of Education Assessment Web site
College-ready measures: Virginia Department of Education Web site; National Governors Association Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Virginia Consolidated State Application Amended Accountability Workbook
Purposes of test: VA. CODE ANN. § 22.1-253-13:3, 22.1-253.13:1; 8 VA. ADMIN. CODE §§ 20-131-30(E), 20-131-50, 20-131-120(B), 20-131-280, 20-131-300, 20-131-310, 20-131-325; Virginia Department of Education Project Graduation Web site
Washington Subjects and grades tested: WASH. REV. CODE ANN. § 28A.655.061; WASH. ADMIN. CODE § 180-105-020; Overview of assessment program on Office of of Superintendent of Public Instruction Web site
College-ready measures: Transition Mathematics Project Web site
EOC/exit exam for NCLB: Washington Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
Diagnostic exams: WASH. REV. CODE ANN. § 28A.655.070, 28A.655.200
Purposes of test: WASH. REV. CODE ANN. §§ 28A.165.015, 28A.655.061; Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Bulletin No. 032-06
West Virginia Subjects and grades tested and End-of-course: W. VA. CODE. § 18-2E-5; W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-13-4.3.2, 126-13-6.5.3 and 6.5.4; Jan Barth, Office of Student Services, West Virginia Department of Education; 2007 S.B. 657
College-ready measures: W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-42-10, 126-42-5.6.1 (pages 17-18 of this document); Jan Barth, Office of Student Services, West Virginia Department of Education
ACT/SAT: Jan Barth, Office of Student Services, West Virginia Department of Education
Purposes of test: W. VA. CODE. § 18-2E-5; W. VA. CODE ST. R. § 126-13-4
Wisconsin Subjects and grades tested: WIS. STAT. § 118.30; Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Web site
Purposes of test: WIS. STAT. § 115.38(1)
Wyoming Subjects and grades tested: WYO. STAT. ANN. § 21-2-304, 21-2-202; WCWR 005-000-006, section 8; Lacy Krakow, Wyoming Department of Education
College-ready measures: WYO. STAT. ANN. § 21-2-202, 21-3-110
ACT/SAT: WYO. STAT. ANN. § 21-3-110, 21-2-202; Lacy Krakow, Wyoming Department of Education
Purposes of test: WYO. STAT. ANN. § 21-2-304, 21-16-1304


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