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Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in their pursuit of public and private grants to support local programs. Its five elements contain information and resources that assist the grant seeker with developing their project, writing the grant proposal and managing the grant upon its award.

Task 2: Examine Student Performance Data

Guideline: Compiling student academic performance data is necessary to understand the state of adolescent literacy at the district, school, and grade levels. Examining such data is necessary prior to developing instructional strategies to improve student academic achievement.




Data Sources by State

This document contains links to national and state education data sources. The content may be useful to educators when developing a school profile.


National Assessment of Educational Progress

This link provides information about the National Assessment of Educational Progress. As noted at its website, "the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematics, reading, science, writing, the arts, civics, economics, geography, and U.S. history."


National Center for Education Statistics

This link is to the National Center for Education Statistics. As noted at its website, "the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education."


Using Assessment Results to Plan Instruction

Developed with funding from The Meadows Foundation and the Texas Education Agency, Effective Instruction for Middle School Students with Reading Difficulties: The Reading Teacher's Sourcebook offers middle school reading teachers an overview of research-based instructional approaches for teaching struggling readers. Chapter Three: Using Assessment Results to Plan Instruction offers guidance for teachers on how to adjust their instruction to respond to the needs identified by the assessment outcomes.