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									SBE- Assessment
         Budget
    Fiscal Year 2008-09
           Dr. Eric Smith
         Dr. Jay Pfeiffer
        Dr. Cornelia Orr
Overlapping Assessment Management Cycles

           Policy Development and Direction
           Develop and Conduct Procurement
           Designing Tests –What skills are to be tested?
           Test Administration
           Test Scoring
           Reporting Results
           Post test reviews



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Multiple Pressure Points
    Maintain and improve a high quality FCAT program
    Managing existing and procure new - contracts
    Continue to provide for broad avenues of input into the content,
     purpose, and valid use of testing instruments
    Test later, Report earlier
       Computer-Based Testing
    Address new Sunshine State Standards
    Move toward adopting a statewide core set of 8-10 subject area
     end of course examinations for Florida’s high schools
    Test more subjects



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SBE – Assessment Budget
    Assessment program expansion since 1998
    Two Major Components
          K-12 Assessment Program
            FCAT (9-44 tests)
            Other K-12 Assessments (1-7)
          Post Secondary Assessments
            CLAST – College Level Academic Skills Test
            Certification Examinations – FTCE and FELE (Alternate
             Certification Expansion)
    Current Budget Considerations
          Program cut-backs necessary

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Assessment Budget Growth
                                    Assessment Budget Requests and Appropriations, 1997-98 to 2008-09



                          $100.00

                                                                                                                             $79.30
 In Millions of Dollars




                           $80.00                                                                                                     $76.48
                                                                                                  $57.04
                                                                                                                    $67.98
                                                                                                           $66.28


                           $60.00                                                        $57.04
                                                                              $49.88


                                                       $39.30   $39.92
                           $40.00


                                              $18.95
                           $20.00



                            $0.00
                                    1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

                                                                         Agency        Governor   Appropriation

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Teacher Certification Growth




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FCAT Testing Growth
                                            FCAT Testing Program 1997-2009

                         50
Number of Unique Tests




                         45
                         40                                                                                                 Writing
                         35                                                                                                 Math NRT
                         30                                                                                                 Reading NRT
                         25
                         20                                                                                                 Math SSS
                         15                                                                                                 Reading SSS
                         10                                                                                                 Science
                          5
                          0
                              1997
                                     1998
                                            1999
                                                   2000
                                                          2001
                                                                 2002
                                                                          2003
                                                                                 2004
                                                                                        2005
                                                                                               2006
                                                                                                      2007
                                                                                                             2008
                                                                                                                    2009
                                                                    Years                 NCLB                      NCLB
                                                                                          R/M-                      Sci.-
                                                                                          2006                      2008
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Current Considerations
                                                       FY 07-08                            FY 08-09


                                                                                    SBE/DOE       Gov’s Rec.
                                            July 1, 2007
                                                                 March, 2008         2008-09       2008-09
                 Fund Source                Appropriatio
                                                                  Revised            Budget        Budget
                                            n (Original)
                                                                                    Request        Request

General Revenue                               57,483,124           53,290,986        69,884,559    54,212,311

Federal Grants Trust Fund                     18,738,610           18,738,610        18,629,272    18,629,272

Sophomore level Test Trust Fund                    116,920                116,920      654,582        654,582

Teacher Certif. Exam Trust Fund                 4,336,686            4,336,686       13,122,612    13,012,612

TOTAL                                         80,675,340           76,483,202       102,291,025    86,508,777

                               Difference                            4,192,161                     15,782,548


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FY 07-08 & 08-09 Assessment Budgets
Breakout by Program Area

             FY 07-08 March Revised                                          FY 08-09 Governor's Budget
                  Appropriation                                                       Request
                   $76,483,202                                                       $86,508,777



                      16%                                                           17%

                 3%                                                             2%

                                                                              12%
             12%
                                          56%
                                                                                                          61%
                                                                                 8%
                 13%



         FCAT SSS                 FCAT NRT                               FCAT SSS                 FCAT NRT
         Other K-12               CLAST                                  Other K-12               CLAST
         Certification Programs                                          Certification Programs


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Assessment Budget Breakout
by Program Area
    2% - College Level Academic Skills Test
     (CLAST)
          Florida Statutes 1007.25, 1007.261, 1008.29,
           1008.38 (Associates degrees, admissions,
           articulation, and articulation accountability)

    17% for Certification Exam Programs
          FTCE – Florida Teacher Certification Examination
          FELE – Florida Educational Leadership Exam
          Florida Statutes 1012.56
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CLAST/Certification Exams –
Trust Funds from Fees
                 Governor’s FY 08-09 Budget Proposal for
                      Post Secondary Assessment

Program Area               FY08-09                 Trust Fund            GR

CLAST                      $1,378,149                       $654,582    $723,567

Cert. Programs            $14,441,227 $13,122,612                      $1,318,615

Total                     $15,819,375 $13,777,194                      $2,042,181
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Increasing Fees to Support
Certification Exams
Certification Exam Fees                                CLAST Fees
  Section 1012.59(1), FS,                               Section 1008.29(7), FS, College-level
   “… Each fee shall be based on                          communication and mathematics skills
   department estimates of the revenue                    examination (CLAST).
   required to implement the provisions of                   “(7) The State Board of Education, by rule, shall
   law with respect to certification of school               establish fees for the administration of the
   personnel. The application fee shall be                   examination to private postsecondary
                                                             students.”
   nonrefundable. Each examination fee
   shall be sufficient to cover the actual                  SBE Rule: 6A-10.0317(1) - Participation
   cost of developing and administering the                  in the College-Level Communication and
   examination, but shall not exceed $100                    Computation Skills Testing Program by
   for an examination.”                                      Nonpublic Postsecondary Institutions.
    Proposed Revision for Rules                             “(1) Test Participation. … The institution shall pay
                                                             the Department of Education a fee of twenty
     6A-4.0021 and 6A-4.00821                                (20) dollars per student who takes one or
                                                             more parts of the test for the cost of scoring
          $25 FTCE per exam  $50 per exam                  and reporting the results of the test.”
          $50 FELE  $85                                         Approximately 17,000 examinees – but
          $25 All Retakes  $100 per exam                         only about 1,000 are from non-public
                                                                   institutions = ~$25,000 cash per year
                                                                  No current plan to increase fees



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K-12 Assessment Programs
61% – FCAT-SSS              12% – Other K-12 Assessments
 S. 1008.22 F.S.            PSAT/PLAN (Grade 10)

 Standards-Based Tests      Kindergarten-Readiness

 Quality Control Functions  Alternate Assessment for SWD

8% – FCAT-NRT                DJJ Program Assessment

 S. 1008.22 F.S.            English Language Proficiency

 Norm-Referenced Tests in    Assessment
  8 grades                   CTC Scholarships Evaluation
   Reading Comprehension    HSCT
          Mathematics Problem
           Solving

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K-12 Assessment and Federal
Trust Funds Sources
                 Governor’s FY 08-09 Budget Proposal for
                            K-12 Assessment
 Program Area               FY08-09                    Trust Fund          GR
 FCAT-SSS                  $53,196,139                 $15,862,897      $37,333,242
 FCAT-NRT                    $6,963,803                                  $6,963,803
 CELLA                       $4,776,874                     $813,386     $3,963,488
Alt. Assess. SWD             $1,952,989                    $1,952,989           $0
 Other K-12                  $3,799,597                                  $3,799,597
 Total                     $70,689,402                 $18,629,272      $52,060,130


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Assessment Requirements
       K-12 Assess.           NCLB Required            State Required          Included in
       Programs                 Programs                 Programs             NCLB AYP (SG)
       FCAT – Reading         Grades 3-8, and 10       9th, grad. retesting   Yes, all (SG-all)
       FCAT – Mathematics     Grades 3-8, and 10       9th, grad. retesting   Yes, all (SG-all)
       FCAT – Science         Grades 5, 8, 11                                 No (SG-all)
       FCAT – Writing                                  Grades 4, 8, 10        Yes, all essay only
                                                                              (SG-all, essay only)
       NRT Reading                                     Grades 3-10            No
       NRT Mathematics                                 Grades 3-10            No
       CELLA                  All grades                                      No
       Alternate Assessment   All grades               All grades             Yes (SG-No)
       for SWD
       PSAT/PLAN                                       Grade 10               No
       DJJ                                             All grades             No
       Kindergarten                                    K only                 No
       Readiness
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Cuts to Meet Funding Levels
FY07-08 $76,483,202                              FY07-08 $86,508,777
     Cut $4,192,161                                    Cut $15,782,548
    No enhancements                                  Eliminate print products
          End-of-course exams                        Reduce educator participation by
          Expand CBT                                  25%
          Statewide item banking system              Reduce staff travel by 50%
          CLAST revision                             Eliminate test forms (field
    Eliminate print products                          testing/retakes)
    Reduce printing                                  Reduce quality control contracts
    Delay CBT expansion                              Reduce NRT program to 3
    Decrease FTCE development                         grades and mapping study
    Reduce FTCE admin.                               Delay CBT expansion
                                                      Decrease FTCE development
                                                      Reduce FTCE admin.
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Further Cuts?
K-12 Assessments                        CLAST/Cert. Exams
 Eliminate 9th grade R/M                Stop CLAST-CBT
                                          expansion
 Eliminate multiple choice
                                         Eliminate another testing
  part of writing
                                          opportunity
 Eliminate all NRT but 3rd
                                         Reduce test renewal efforts
  reading & mapping                       – alignment to new SSS
 End FCAT computer-based
  testing
 Slow test renewal efforts –
  alignment to new SSS


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