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STATE BOARD EXAMINATION CONSORTIUM. HARTFORD MEETING March 2010. Board Exam Systems. A sound core program of courses defining what it means to be an educated person. Thoughtfully constructed course designs captured in a syllabus.

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state board examination consortium
STATE BOARD EXAMINATION CONSORTIUM

HARTFORD MEETING

March 2010

board exam systems
Board Exam Systems

A sound core program

of courses defining

what it means to be

an educated person

Thoughtfully

constructed course

designs captured

in a syllabus

High quality exams derived from the curriculum using multiple assessment methods

Quality teacher

training

matched to

the course syllabi

why board exams
Why Board Exams?
  • Best global research shows that board exam systems key to success of world’s best performing systems for ALL students
  • Why? Because they provide the support students must have to succeed
  • Crucially important for low-performing schools and students
lower division ready now
Lower Division Ready Now

• ACT QualityCore

  • Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Exams
  • Edexcel International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Exams
upper division ready now
Upper Division Ready Now

• ACT QualityCore

  • Cambridge AICE Exams
  • College Board Advanced Placement
  • Edexcel A-level version
  • International Baccalaureate
lower division a closer look
Lower Division: A Closer Look

• Not elite programs

• But designed to prepare students for elite programs

• Can get students college-ready by 16

• Many bright students are dropping out because they are bored

• But give less-prepared students until 18

• Help targeted to students weak points in grades 11 and 12 can make all the difference

board exams next generation
Board Exams: Next generation
  • Additional vendors of lower division systems:
    • IB
    • College Board
  • Cross-cutting skills
  • “Majors”
  • Career-oriented programs
  • Distinct instructional style options
  • Cutting edge assessment techniques
  • Digital delivery systems
move on when ready
Move-On-When-Ready
  • Special diploma for students who pass their lower division exams
  • Pass point set on lower division exams set to what it really takes to be successful in the initial credit-bearing courses in 2-yr and 4-yr open-admissions institutions
  • Students can go to those institutions as soon as they are ready
  • Or stay in high school for upper division board exam program, upper division Career and Tech Program
  • For students who do not pass, high schools analyze sub-scores and construct personalized program to help them succeed on next attempt
the system a closeup
The System: A Closeup

Graduate Education

Work

22

4 yr

4 Year Selective Institutions

18

Upper Div’n

(AP, IB, ACT

A Levels)

2 yr Open Admissions Instns

16

Core Curriculum, Syllabi, Exams,

Teacher Training, All Set to Int’l Standards

Lower Division Board Examination Programs

(ACT, Cambridge IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE)

12

getting started
Getting Started
  • Identify 10 to 20 demonstration high schools
    • Reasonably representative of state student population
  • 5 subjects: English, math, sciences, history, arts
  • Consider regional board exam high schools for rural areas
  • Consider partnerships among secondary school feeder systems, open admissions colleges
  • Volunteer schools, volunteer students
  • Estimating about 30% of school’s students sign up the first year, perhaps 5% more each year after that
  • At least at first, the new standard is not the basis of the high school diploma
costs
Costs
  • Exams: $50/student/5 courses
  • Teacher Training: $850/teacher
  • Materials: $35/student/5 courses
number of students participating
Number of Students Participating

Yr 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr4

Gr 9 78 91 104 117

Gr 10 -0- 78 91 104

Gr 11 65 75 81 90

Gr 12 -0- 65 75 76

total cost per school
Total Cost Per School

Year 1 $68,935

Year 2 $147,943

Year 3 $166,106

Year 4 $172,414

30% of students year 1; 5% growth each year after

on the other side of the ledger
On the Other Side of the Ledger

• Race to the Top Assessment Program

• i3 Competition

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