An environment (an object of class environment) containing information on state assessment programs, organized by state. Currently the environment contains achievement level cutscores and labels for the state assessments, assessment name and abbreviation, growth cutscores and labels, information on vertical scaling, conditional standard errors of measurement (CSEMs), knots and boundaries, and state specific configurations currently being used for SGP analyses at the agency (state, district, national) level. The cutscores, in particular, are used to calculate growth-to-standard/projection values. States currently included in the data set are Arizona (AZ), Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Georgia (GA), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Indiana (IN), Kansas (KS), Maine (ME), Massachusetts (MA), Minnesota (MN), Mississippi (MS), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Hampshire (NH), New Mexico (NM), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), Oregon (OR), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Archdioces of Baltimore (AOB), Colorado English Language Assessment (CELA), Demonstration (DEMO), Albuquerque (ABQ), Australia NAPLAN (NAPLAN), Guatemala (GUA), Renaissance Learning Incorporated (RLI), Renaissance Learning Incorporated UK (RLI_UK), and New Haven (NEW_HAVEN).
State assessment data and technical assessment documentation