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Evaluation Of A Program Based Assessment Data For The Calculation Of Multi Year Averaging

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Standards (GPS) based assessment data for use in the calculation of multi-year averaging, safe harbor, and progress on the second indicator for AYP determination purposes. Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA). A summative assessment based on an
Individualized Education Program (IEP) that measure a student’s progress toward the mastery of targeted goals. In lieu of the traditional CRCT, the GAA serves as a replacement assessment for students who participates in an alternate curriculum and are unable to participate in state mandated assessments even with maximum accommodations. Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). Georgia Performance Standards provide clear expectations for assessment, instruction, and student work. They define the level of work necessary for a student to accomplish in order to master the standards. Performance standards incorporate content standards but expand upon them by providing suggested sample tasks, sample student work, and teacher commentary.
Gifted students. According to the unknown middle school and the Georgia
Department of Education, gifted students are students who demonstrate a high degree of intellectual and/or creative abilities, exhibit an exceptionally high degree of motivation, excel (possibly) in specific academic fields, and warrant special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with their abilities.
High-achieving students. Students who score 90% or above on any portion of the
CRCT tests.
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