The Office of State Assessments (OSA) coordinates the development and implementation of New Jersey’s statewide assessment program, which is designed to measure student attainment of New Jersey’s Core Curriculum Content Standards. The OSA works collaboratively within the department and with school districts to collect and report information about student academic achievement in order to inform instruction, increase student learning, and help parents and the public assess the effectiveness of their schools.
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Design and Administrative Features for Grades 5 – 8 (11/16/07)
5-8 Standard Setting (2008)
Standard setting Memo to State Board (MS Word)
Table Comparing 2007 Impact to 2008 (MS Excel)
Table 1 NJ ASK SS (MS Excel)
Final Chart 2007 2008 (MS Excel)