Ready to Go: Using the EXPLORE Test to Increase 8th Grade Readiness for Success

This research discussed the findings from the EXPLORE test which assesses students on English, math, reading and science and measures progress towards college and career readiness based on “College Readiness Standards.” 1,444 8th grade students from three districts in Ohio took this test, answered questions regarding career and post secondary plans were reviewed and data from pre and post surveys from parents, students and curriculum directors and teachers were administered. The report describes national performance (including subgroups), subgroup performance gaps, students’ postsecondary education plans and expected ACT composite scores.

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Stark Education Partnership, Inc.
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