Office of Educational Accountability
Office of Educational Accountabilit

Office of Educational Accountability

Here you’ll find:

OEA Reports

The Minnesota Education Yearbooks for 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 (released 1/30/04) on the status of K-12 education in the State of Minnesota.

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

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: Davison, M.L., Schleisman, J.L., Koeppen, L., Wu, Y-C., & Kwak, N.

“Interpreting Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Levels: A Link to National Percentile Ranks” (OEA Briefcase)

(Most OEA reports are available in PDF (electronic facsimile of the original published report) format. To get the PDF version, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader version 4.0 or later. If you don’t have the most recent Adobe Acrobat Reader, visit Adobe’s Acrobat Reader download page to get a free copy.)

The Best Practices pages, which contain information on current educational practices throughout the State of Minnesota and the nation.

A page listing electronic mailing lists.

Higher Education Resource Group information and contacts. The primary responsibility of the higher education resource group will be to serve as advisors and consultants to Minnesota K-12 schools on issues having to do with educational assessment and accountability.

Links to Minnesota Department of Education Web pages: Data Center, which contains links to data files on enrollments, fall populations, graduates, dropouts, completion studies, teaching staff, student mobility, attendance, nonpublic enrollments, average daily membership, and languages. Other district-level information is also available, relating to district funding and payment reports.

Links to websites where you can find current listings for teaching positions and administrative positions.
Please also take a look at the OEA’s mission, goals, and functions.

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