Why EOC Exams?<br />
EOC Exams<br />Are EOC exams going to improve the education in Texas schools or hinder students’ performance?<br />
Students in North Carolina get excited about being successful on their states EOC exams.<br />EOC Exams<br />
EOC Exams<br />The purpose of the research is to understand the cause and effect of EOC exams.<br />
Why care?<br />Let someone else make the decisions.<br />EOC Exams<br />
1979 TABS<br />1884 TEAMS<br />1990 TAAS<br />1999 TAKS<br />The History of Testing In Texas<br />
Passing Rates<br />Multiple Test<br />Testing Multiple Grade Levels<br />Minorities<br />High School Drop out rate<br />EO...
EOC Stats<br />
Individualized Exams<br />Class Specific<br />Creates more in-depth assessment<br />15% of students final grade<br />Why h...
EOC Field Testing<br />
Educate Students<br />Educate Parents<br />Educate Educators<br />It’s not too late to give opinions<br />Goals of the stu...
Do the benefits out way the concerns?<br />What conclusions can you draw?<br />Closure and Discussion Questions<br />
[Photograph of a grade A paper graphic].  (2011).  Bayvale Elementary School.  Retrieved from http://bayvale.rcboe.org/res...
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  1. 1. Why EOC Exams?<br />
  2. 2. EOC Exams<br />Are EOC exams going to improve the education in Texas schools or hinder students’ performance?<br />
  3. 3. Students in North Carolina get excited about being successful on their states EOC exams.<br />EOC Exams<br />
  4. 4. EOC Exams<br />The purpose of the research is to understand the cause and effect of EOC exams.<br />
  5. 5. Why care?<br />Let someone else make the decisions.<br />EOC Exams<br />
  6. 6. 1979 TABS<br />1884 TEAMS<br />1990 TAAS<br />1999 TAKS<br />The History of Testing In Texas<br />
  7. 7. Passing Rates<br />Multiple Test<br />Testing Multiple Grade Levels<br />Minorities<br />High School Drop out rate<br />EOC Exams Concerns<br />
  8. 8. EOC Stats<br />
  9. 9. Individualized Exams<br />Class Specific<br />Creates more in-depth assessment<br />15% of students final grade<br />Why have EOC Exams<br />
  10. 10. EOC Field Testing<br />
  11. 11. Educate Students<br />Educate Parents<br />Educate Educators<br />It’s not too late to give opinions<br />Goals of the study of EOC Exams<br />
  12. 12. Do the benefits out way the concerns?<br />What conclusions can you draw?<br />Closure and Discussion Questions<br />
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