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Number of Long-Term Students Served in a State Agency Juvenile Corrections/Detention facilities who Tested Below Grade Level Upon Entry - Reading: 2010-11 1

The statewide number of long-term students testing below grade level in reading upon entry into a state 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  21,197
US 21,197
Alabama  516
AL 516
Alaska  137
AK 137
Arizona  276
AZ 276
Arkansas  335
AR 335
California  413
CA 413
Colorado  283
CO 283
Connecticut  157
CT 157
Delaware  146
DE 146
District of Columbia  55
DC 55
Florida  275
FL 275
Georgia  382
GA 382
Hawaii  73
HI 73
Idaho  315
ID 315
Illinois  1,337
IL 1,337
Indiana  1,041
IN 1,041
Iowa  202
IA 202
Kansas  316
KS 316
Kentucky  1,154
KY 1,154
Louisiana  566
LA 566
Maine  n<
ME n<
Maryland  481
MD 481
Massachusetts  442
MA 442
Michigan  68
MI 68
Minnesota  146
MN 146
Mississippi  63
MS 63
Missouri  1,371
MO 1,371
Montana  56
MT 56
Nebraska  336
NE 336
Nevada  370
NV 370
New Hampshire  167
NH 167
New Jersey  613
NJ 613
New Mexico  111
NM 111
New York  698
NY 698
North Carolina  n<
NC n<
North Dakota  56
ND 56
Ohio  783
OH 783
Oklahoma 
OK †
Oregon  395
OR 395
Pennsylvania  455
PA 455
Puerto Rico  377
PR 377
Rhode Island  242
RI 242
South Carolina  196
SC 196
South Dakota  81
SD 81
Tennessee  296
TN 296
Texas  2,537
TX 2,537
Utah  138
UT 138
Vermont  13
VT 13
Virginia  1,600
VA 1,600
Washington  393
WA 393
West Virginia  131
WV 131
Wisconsin  435
WI 435
Wyoming  168
WY 168

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1 Description: The statewide number of long-term students testing below grade level in reading upon entry into a state agency juvenile corrections or juvenile detention facility.; Academic Year: 2010-11; Grade: N/A; Note: The total statewide number of long-term students testing below grade level in reading upon entry into a state agency juvenile corrections or juvenile detention facility. Long-term students are those who have been enrolled in a program for 90 or more consecutive calendar days. Only pre-test data are required to determine grade level upon entry; long-term students who have either pre- and post-test data or pre-test-only data may be included in this item. A juvenile corrections facility is an institution for delinquent children and youth 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. Include any programs serving adjudicated youth (including non-secure facilities and group homes in this category. 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, 2010-11: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 11/26/2012