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Student Projections

November 20, 2002 1 min read

This chart shows how math scores from grades 2-6 are used to predict a student’s probability for passing Tennessee’s Algebra 1 test, which is required for graduation. According to the chart, this child appears unlikely to pass without additional help.

Subject: Gateway (Algebra 1)

TerraNova™ (Algebra 1)

Gateway

1998 (2) 1999 (3) 2000 (4) 2002 (6) 2002 (6) projection
(prob.pass)
Score 572 545 616 599 630
Percentile 57 6 36 13 18

14 (21.5%)

SOURCE: SAS inSchool, 2002

A version of this article appeared in the November 20, 2002 edition of Education Week as Student Projections

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