Similar Targets?

Jose: Baselines the first year, making improvements
Lorie: that works for newer schools, we've topped out after so many years to make continutal improvements. We compare to national standards and averages.
Baselines may not be as rigorous as the standards in the 3-12th grade.

Referent group always be Adult learners.
Look at national rates, look at test publishers

Average of students will reach goal or % of students who reach goal?
Dosages for students who are in school for a part of the year.

Need to look at each test; what does test publisher say?

Justify appr2011