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Jack Buckley Commissioner National Center for Education Statistics February 21, 2013. Which states are Mega-States?. Illinois. New York. California. Florida. Texas. What makes the Mega-States different?.

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Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Jack Buckley

Commissioner

National Center for Education Statistics

February 21, 2013


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Which states are Mega-States?

Illinois

New York

California

Florida

Texas


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

What makes the Mega-States different?

The Mega-States have 2.1 to 6.3M students in each state – this is a total of 18.7M.

4.9M

6.3M

2.1M

2.6M

One-third of the nation’s public schools are in the Mega-States.

2.7M


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Heavily populated cities

New York City

San Antonio

San Diego

San Jose

Dallas

Houston

Chicago

Los Angeles


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Changing demographics

Percentage distribution of eighth-grade public school students assessed

# Rounds to zero.

NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. American Indian/Alaska Native students and students of two or more races were included in the “other” race category. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Majority of English language learners

Percentage of K-12 ELL students

Fourth-grade reading ELL identification and exclusion


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

When did NAEP first assess the Mega-States?


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

How did the Mega-Statesperform?


Florida makes largest gains in reading

Gains in Reading

Florida makes largest gains in reading

Grade 4

Grade 8

# Rounds to zero.* Score change was statistically significant (p < .05) between the assessment years shown for each jurisdiction.NOTE: Score changes were calculated using unrounded average scores. Illinois did not participate or did not meet the minimum participation guidelines for reporting at the state level prior to 2003.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Gains in Reading

Grade 4

Grade 8


Higher percentage of hispanic students at or above proficient in fl than the nation

Grade 4 Reading

Higher percentage of Hispanic students at or above Proficient in FL than the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.

** Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation and the other Mega-States.

NOTE: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Grade 8 Reading

Higher percentage of students from lower income families at or above Proficient in NY than the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

How did the Mega-Statesperform?


All of the mega states made double digit gains in grade 4 and grade 8 mathematics

Gains in Mathematics

All of the Mega-States made double-digit gains in grade 4 and grade 8 mathematics

Grade 8

Grade 4

* Score change was significantly different (p < .05) between the assessment years shown for each jurisdiction. NOTE: Score changes were calculated using unrounded average scores. Illinois did not participate at the state level prior to 2000 at grade 4.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Gains in Mathematics

Grade 4

Grade 8


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Grade 4 Mathematics

Higher percentage of students from lower income families at or above Proficient in TX than the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Grade 8 Mathematics

Higher percentages of White, Black, and Hispanic students at or above Proficient in TX than in the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.

** Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation and the other Mega-States.

NOTE: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

How did the Mega-Statesperform?


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Science Results

Fourth-graders in CA score significantly lower than the nation and all the other Mega-States in 2009

** Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation and the other Mega-States.


Texas eighth graders score highest in 2011

Science Results

Texas eighth-graders score highest in 2011

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.

** Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation and the other Mega-States.


Higher percentages of hispanic students at or above proficient in tx and fl than the nation

Grade 4 Science

Higher percentages of Hispanic students at or above Proficient in TX and FL than the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.

** Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation and the other Mega-States.

NOTE: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Grade 8 Science

Higher percentage of students from lower income families at or above Proficient in TX than the nation

* Significantly different (p < .05) from the nation.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

How did the Mega-States perform?


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Highlights

* NOTE: Grade 4 science was administered in 2009.


Jack buckley commissioner national center for education statistics february 21 2013

Web Resources

To review score trends and more comparisons, visit: http://nationsreportcard.gov/megastates/


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