State Readiness for Implementing NCLB
1 Information gathered from Grade-by-Grade Testing Policies (http://www.edweek.org/ew/vol-21/16test_testbox2.htm) and Standards and Accountability: Standards (http://www.edweek.org/sreports/qc02/reports/standacct-t1.htm).
2 Information gathered from Student Accountability (http://www.edweek.org/sreports/qc02/reports/achieve-t1.htm).
3 Information gathered from Report Cards by State (http://www.edweek.org/sreports/qc02/rc/rcard_frameset.htm) and Standards and Accountability: School Accountability (http://www.edweek.org/sreports/qc02/reports/standacct-t1d.htm).
4 Information gathered from Web sites of respective state departments of education and Quality Counts 2002 (http://www.edweek.org/sreports/qc02/).
5 This information was listed in Implementing the Provisions of ESEA in 12 States (http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/34/83/3483.htm) but does not provide state definitions for adequate yearly progress (AYP). Each state defines AYP by standards that differ from ESEA requirements. Please consult each state in regards to current definitions of AYP.
6 Information gathered from How Ready Are States to Adopt President Bush's Education Plan? (http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/22/88/2288.pdf) and from Web sites of respective state departments of education.
* All districts in Iowa have locally developed standards.
** Michigan does not have a report card, but the state uses Standard and Poor's as a reporting mechanism.
As reported on Quality Counts 2002