California Department of Education
Diagnostic Assessments in English-Language Arts and Mathematics for Students in Grade Two
Colorado Department of Education
Interim assessments for use to determine which students are identified as having a significant reading deficiency pursuant to the READ Act.
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Florida Department of Education
Approved Norm Referenced Test
Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (for Private Schools).
Indiana Department of Education
Formative Assessments to assess the new state standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics
Performance Series and Scantron Analytics.
Read more at: http://www.doe.in.gov/assessment/formative-assessment-grant
Louisiana Department of Education
Curricular Resources - Benchmark Assessments (Tier 3)
Grades K–8 Mathematics
Read more at: http://www.louisianabelieves.com/academics/instructional-materials-review/curricular-resources-annotated-reviews
National Blue Ribbon Schools
Private School Approval
For private schools interested in being nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award by the Council for American Private Education based on the criterion that the school is in the top 15 percent of the schools in the nation in reading and mathematics.
Read more at: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/2016/2016-norm-referenced-assessment.pdf
New York Department of Education
Teacher and Principal Evaluation
Approved student assessments for use by school districts and BOCES in Teacher and Principal Evaluations—assessments for teachers of all content areas except CTE (Career and Technical Education) areas.
Read more at: http://usny.nysed.gov/rttt/teachers-leaders/assessments/approved-list-3012-d.html
Ohio Department of Education
Third Grade Reading Guarantee
An opportunity for districts and community schools to pursue funding to design and implement a grades K–3 program to assist students in improving their reading development and prepare them to read at grade level by the end of third grade.
Read more at: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Third-Grade-Reading-Guarantee/Third-Grade-Reading-Guarantee-District-Resources
Texas Department of Education
State-Approved Group-Administered Assessment
Texas Education Agency approved assessments that meet Texas Education Code Section 39.032 with standardized norms not more than eight years old.
Read more at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/grpadm-tests/
Virginia Department of Education
Student Growth Assessments
Provide school divisions the option to purchase directly assessments that are valid measures of student growth for local use. Use of these student growth assessments is not required nor mandated by VDOE. Rather, these are a means to support to school divisions by making available valid student growth data to inform both instruction and teacher evaluation.
Read more at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/school_finance/procurement/student_growth_assessments/index.shtml