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Number of Long-Term Students Served in a Local Education Agency Juvenile Corrections/Detention facilities with No Change in Grade Level from the Pre- to Post-test Exams - Reading: 2008-09 1

The statewide number of long-term students whose scores did not change between their pre-tests and their post-tests in reading while in a local education agency juvenile corrections or juvenile detention facility. [More about...]

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State assessments, which are used to measure student achievement in reading, math, and science, are designed by each state to measure the content the state has determined appropriate for that grade and subject. As a result, both the content on the tests and achievement standards students must meet to be considered “proficient” vary widely across states, so proficiency rates should not be compared across states. Many states have also changed their standards and assessments at some point in the process of measuring their students, so it is often not possible to create a trend line that looks at changes in achievement across years, since a change could actually reflect a change in the assessment.

Through the 2009-10 school year, states were allowed to calculate student graduation rates differently, as long as the figure represents students who graduated in the standard number of years (i.e., four). Starting in the 2010-11, states converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate, which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states.

For detailed information about state assessments and graduation rates, please see the state Accountability Workbooks, which can be found at: State Accountability Workbooks: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/stateplans03/index.html

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National  4,657
US 4,657
Alabama  100
AL 100
Alaska  n<
AK n<
Arizona  n<
AZ n<
Arkansas 
AR †
California  688
CA 688
Colorado  101
CO 101
Connecticut  n<
CT n<
Delaware 
DE †
District of Columbia 
DC †
Florida  298
FL 298
Georgia 
GA †
Hawaii 
HI †
Idaho  26
ID 26
Illinois  17
IL 17
Indiana  72
IN 72
Iowa  68
IA 68
Kansas  48
KS 48
Kentucky  41
KY 41
Louisiana  251
LA 251
Maine 
ME †
Maryland  48
MD 48
Massachusetts 
MA †
Michigan  282
MI 282
Minnesota  135
MN 135
Mississippi  n<
MS n<
Missouri  n<
MO n<
Montana  n<
MT n<
Nebraska  n<
NE n<
Nevada  76
NV 76
New Hampshire  n<
NH n<
New Jersey  n<
NJ n<
New Mexico  n<
NM n<
New York  425
NY 425
North Carolina  19
NC 19
North Dakota  11
ND 11
Ohio  148
OH 148
Oklahoma  122
OK 122
Oregon  21
OR 21
Pennsylvania  608
PA 608
Puerto Rico 
PR †
Rhode Island 
RI †
South Carolina  23
SC 23
South Dakota  94
SD 94
Tennessee  172
TN 172
Texas  541
TX 541
Utah 
UT †
Vermont 
VT †
Virginia  n<
VA n<
Washington  50
WA 50
West Virginia 
WV †
Wisconsin  91
WI 91
Wyoming  n<
WY n<

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1 Description: The statewide number of long-term students whose scores did not change between their pre-tests and their post-tests in reading while in a local education agency juvenile corrections or juvenile detention facility. ; Academic Year: 2008-09; Grade: N/A; Note: The statewide number of long-term students whose scores did not change between their pre-tests and their post-tests in reading while in a local education agency juvenile corrections or juvenile detention facility. Note that Title I, Part D, programs and facilities have the flexibility to select the pre- and post-test assessments that are best suited to their populations. Assessments are therefore not the same across the nation, and likely not the same between districts and States. Due to this variation, comparisons of State reading and math data may not be appropriate. A juvenile corrections program serves delinquent children and youth and is a public or private residential facility, other than a foster home, that is operated for the care of children and youth who have been adjudicated delinquent or in need of supervision, including programs serving adjudicated youth (including non-secure facilities and group homes). A juvenile detention program is a shorter-term detention facility that provides care to children who require secure custody pending court adjudication, court disposition, or execution of a court order, or care to children after commitment. A dash (-) indicates that the data are missing or not available. The symbol "n <" indicates that the data has been suppressed due to a small count. A “†” symbol means not applicable.; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2008-09: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 06/15/2012