• In August 2020, a committee of North Carolina educators participated in a multi-phase standard setting for the North Carolina test of English II. The goal of the workshop was to identify cut scores that divide students into four achievement levels for English II (Not Proficient through Level 5). Effective with the 2019-20 school year, the State will report four levels as described in the attached document.

    In September 2020, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted college-and-career readiness Academic Achievement Standards and Academic Achievement Descriptors for the End-of-Course (EOC) English II.

    In July 2021, a committee of North Carolina educators participated in a multi-phase standard setting for the North Carolina end-of-grade tests of reading in grades 3–8. The goal of the workshop was to identify cut scores that divide students into four achievement levels for general reading (Not Proficient through Level 5).

    In August 2021, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted college-and-career readiness Academic Achievement Standards and Academic Achievement Descriptors for the End-of-Grade (EOG) reading tests. Effective with the 2020–21 school year, the state will report four levels as described in the attached document.

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