The South Carolina State Department of Education publishes documents on a wide variety of education topics relating to public education in South Carolina.

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  • Test administration manual : reading writing listening speaking grades K-2 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    A part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, requires that states develop annual measurable achievement objectives (AMAOs) for limited English proficient students. The ELDA consists of four tests designed to measure ...
  • Test administration manual : reading writing listening speaking grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    A part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, requires that states develop annual measurable achievement objectives (AMAOs) for limited English proficient students. The ELDA consists of four tests designed to measure ...
  • Fiscal year 2011-12 technical skill assessments approved for measuring technical skill attainment for CATE Program completers 

    South Carolina. State Department of Education. Office of Career and Technology Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    South Carolina’s State Plan for the federal Perkins Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) requires the state to use technical skill assessments aligned with industry recognized standards, if available and appropriate, to measure technical ...
  • Technical documentation for the 2010 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards of writing, English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies 

    South Carolina. State Department of Education. Office of Assessment. Division of Accountability (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) tests are designed to measure the academic performance of charter and public school students in the content areas of writing, English language arts, mathematics, ...
  • Technical documentation for the 2009 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards of writing, English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies 

    South Carolina. State Department of Education. Office of Assessment. Division of Accountability (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) tests are designed to measure the academic performance of charter and public school students in the content areas of writing, English language arts, mathematics, ...
  • Title III requirements 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-10-13)
    According to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the SC Department of Education (SCDE) must hold LEAs that receive Title III funds accountable for meeting the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) developed ...
  • Title I school AYP/school improvement tracking chart 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Federal and State Accountability (South Carolina State Library, 2011-08-01)
    This gives school improvement data from 2009 to 2011 broken down by district for the Title I schools in the district.
  • Teaching standards-based creativity in the arts 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Academic Standards (South Carolina State Library, 2007)
    The intent of this paper is to encourage renewed emphasis on creativity in arts education while offering strategies for doing so in dance, drama, music, and visual arts using activities such as those found in Teaching for ...
  • South Carolina surveys of single-gender programs 

    South Carolina Department of Education Office of Public School Choice (South Carolina State Library, 2009-08)
    The South Carolina Department of Education, Single-Gender Initiatives posts surveys each year, starting in 2008, to gauge the reaction of stakeholders involved with single-gender education. The survey’s purpose is to be ...
  • South Carolina surveys on single-gender education 

    South Carolina Department of Education. Office of Public School Choice (South Carolina State Library, 2008-07)
    The purpose of the survey was to be a tool for schools to learn more about student, parent, and teacher perception of their single-gender program as well as the overall perception of single-gender education in the state. ...
  • Literacy matters : creating district and school literacy plans 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-07-14)
    All districts and schools should have well-developed literacy plans for all grade levels. The collaborative process of creating a literacy plan enables stakeholders to build common understandings about what really matters ...
  • Library information center program evaluation rubrics 

    South Carolina. School Library Information Services (South Carolina State Library, 2004-08-13)
    It is imperative that every school in South Carolina determines how well its library information program is functioning to meet the new education accountability requirements. The program evaluation rubrics in this document ...
  • Instructional materials for use in South Carolina public schools for the 2006-07 school year 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2006-04)
    This annotated bibliography lists books used in instruction in South Carolina schools. It also includes a listing of publisher representatives with contact information.
  • Instructional materials for use in South Carolina public schools for the 2004-05 school year 

    South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2004-02)
    This annotated bibliography lists books used in instruction in South Carolina schools. It also includes a listing of publisher representatives with contact information.
  • Office of School Facilities inspection program manual 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of School Facilities (South Carolina State Library, 2009-12-31)
    The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance in the implementation of the SC Department of Education, Office of School Facilities (OSF) Approved Inspector Program and Special Inspector Program for South Carolina public ...
  • 2011–12 new teacher mentoring guide 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Career and Technology Education (South Carolina State Library, 2011-09)
    The South Carolina Health Science Education virtual mentoring program is designed to provide educational leadership and collaboration needed to implement professional growth of new teachers. New health science teachers ...
  • HSAP score report user's guide for use with Spring 2010 score reports 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Assessment (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08-07)
    This seventh edition of the HSAP Score Report User’s Guide continues to serve as the primary reference for the score reports produced as part of the South Carolina High School Assessment Program. This guide describes the ...
  • HSAP score report user's guide for use with Spring 2011 score reports 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Assessment (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04-20)
    This eighth edition of the HSAP Score Report User’s Guide continues to serve as the primary reference for the score reports produced as part of the South Carolina High School Assessment Program. This guide describes the ...
  • South Carolina High School Assessment Program : English Language Arts and Mathematics 2009-10 operational test technical report 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Division of Accountability (South Carolina State Library, 2011-03-29)
    The South Carolina Education Accountability Act of 1998 mandates that all public school students pass an exit examination as one requirement for earning a high school diploma. The federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 ...
  • South Carolina High School Assessment Program : English Language Arts and Mathematics 2008-09 operational test technical report 

    South Carolina State Department of Education. Division of Accountability (South Carolina State Library, 2011-03-29)
    The South Carolina Education Accountability Act of 1998 mandates that all public school students pass an exit examination as one requirement for earning a high school diploma. The federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 ...

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