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Office of Educational Accountability

The Office of Educational Accountability was closed as of July 2005.

All available reports are provided below in PDF format. Please note: we are no longer issuing printed reports, if the report you are looking for is not listed below, it is no longer available. The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI) also provides reports on education research.

OEA Reports

The Office of Educational Accountability published the Minnesota Education Yearbook from 1998 through 2004. The Yearbook addressed the status of education in the state of Minnesota. Other reports published by OEA between 1998 and 2005 are listed below. You will need the free Acrobat Reader software from Adobe in order to open the reports.

Minnesota Education Yearbook

2004 Minnesota Education Yearbook (June 2005) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Wu, Y-C., Peterson, K.A., Ferdinand, M.L.I., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Holleque, K., Kanada, M., & Shin, T.

Executive Summary: 2004 Minnesota Education Yearbook (June 2005) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Wu, Y-C., Peterson, K.A., Ferdinand, M.L.I., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Holleque, K., Kanada, M., & Shin, T.

2003 Minnesota Education Yearbook (January 2004) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Seo, Y.S., Peterson, K.A., Ferdinand, M.L.I., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Kang, Y.J., & Wu, Y-C.

2002 Minnesota Education Yearbook (April 2003) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Peterson, K.A., Irish, M.L., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Harring, J., Kang, Y.J., Seo, Y.S., & Wu, Y-C.

The "No Child Left Behind" Act and Minnesota's Standards, Assessments, and Accountability: 2002 Policy Brief (November 2003) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Peterson, K.A., Irish, M.L., Seo, Y.S., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Harring, J., Kang, Y.J., & Wu, Y-C.

2001 Minnesota Education Yearbook (December 2001) Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Peterson, K.A., Irish, M.L., Chan, C.K., Choi, J., Harring, J., Kang, Y.J., Seo, Y.S., & Wu, Y-C.

2000 Minnesota Education Yearbook (December 2000)
(NOTE: incorrect data was found in the 5th Grade MCA Mathematics and Writing Tables (Tables 5.3 and 5.5, on p. 52 in the PDF version) in the printed version of this publication. These errors have been corrected in both of the online versions, and an errata sheet has been sent to all recipients of the report.)
Authors: Davision, M.L., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Peterson, K.A., Choi, J., Hjelseth, L., Schleisman, J., & Seo, Y.S.

1999 Minnesota Education Yearbook (January 1999)
Authors:
Davision, M.L., Erickson, R.N., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Peterson, K.A., Butterbaugh, D., Choi, J., Delorme, L., Schleisman, J., & Seo, Y.S.

1998 Minnesota Education Yearbook (January 1998)
Authors:
Davision, M.L., Erickson, R.N., Davenport, E.C., Kwak, N., Bielinski, J., Danielson, H., Kim, S-K., Seo, Y.S., Smith, M.J., & Wick, S.L.

Other OEA reports

These reports are listed by publication date, with the most recently published reports at the top of the list.

Computerizing Statewide Educational Assessments in Minnesota: A Report on the Cost and Feasibility of Converting the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments to a Computerized Adaptive Format (June 2005)
Authors: Peterson, K., Davison, M.L., & Hjelseth, L.

Growth and Value-added Issues in Minnesota (November  2004)
Authors: Davison, M.L., & Davison, L.J.

Fast Break to Learning School Breakfast Program: A Report of the Fourth Year Results, 2002–03. (April 2004)
Authors: Peterson, K., Davison, M.L., Wahlstrom, K., Himes, M. Stevens, Y. Seo, J., M. Irish, K. Holleque, J. Harring, & A. Hansen

Fast Break to Learning School Breakfast Program: A Report of the Third Year Results, 2001-2002. (April 2003).
Authors: Peterson, K., Davision, M.L., Wahlstrom, K., Himes, J., Harring, J., Seo, Y.S., & Irish, M.L.

Minnesota High Stakes High School Graduation Test and Completion Status for the Class of 2000 (September 2002).
Authors: Davenport, E.C., Davision, M.L., Kwak, N., Irish, M.L., & Chan, C-K.

The Minnesota Basic Skills Test: Performance Gaps on the Reading and Mathematics Tests from 1996 to 2001, by Gender, Ethnicity, Limited English Proficiency, Individual Education Plans, and Socio-economic Status (July 2002).
Authors:
Davenport, E.C., Davision, M.L., Chan, C-K., Choi, J., Guven, K., Harring, J., Irish, M.L., Kang, Y.J., Kwak, N., Wu, Y-C.

Fast Break to Learning School Breakfast Program: A Report of the Second Year Results, 2000-2001. (May 2002).
Authors: Peterson, K., Davision, M.L., Wahlstrom, K., Himes, J., Irish, M., Choi, J., Harring, J., Hjelseth, L., Kang, Y-J., & Wu, Y-C.

A Few Weeks in Summer: Post-summer School Achievement Among State-funded Students Who Do Not Initially Pass Minnesota's High School Graduation Test. (April 2001).
Authors:
Davision, M.L., Schleisman, J.L., Koeppen, L., Wu, Y-C., & Kwak, N.

Fast Break to Learning School Breakfast Program: A Report of the First Year Results, 1999-2000. (February 2001).
Authors: Peterson, K., Davision, M.L., Wahlstrom, K., Himes, J., Hjelseth, L., Ross, J., & Tucker, M.

Back to the Basics: An Investigation of School- and District-Level Remediation Efforts Associated with Minnesota's Basic Standards for High School Graduation. (June 2000)
Authors: Schleisman, J., Peterson, K.A., & Davision, M.L.

OEA Briefcase (Summer 2001) "Interpreting Results on the Fifth Grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments in Reading and Math: Links to Performance on the Minnesota Basics Standards Test Three Years Later."

OEA Briefcase (Winter 1999) "Interpreting Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Levels: A Link to National Percentile Ranks."

 

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