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Value-Added Video Presentation is Now Available


A recording of a value-added presentation given during the State Board of Education’s January meeting by Jamie Meade, managing director of strategic measures of Battelle for Kids, is now available hereThe presentation details the purpose, uses and significance of value-added measures, and provides a general description of how they are calculated. In addition, the presentation illustrates how value-added data differs from achievement test scores and how it is used to determine how much a student has grown academically during the previous school year. Finally, the presentation explores how value-added information can be used with other data to provide a more complete picture of student progress.