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 PRAXIS Exam 

 

SPOTLIGHT

ACTION  
More stringent standards will result in higher passing rates on the PRAXIS II exam.  The College of Education will increase standards for entrance and certification of teachers. Require all students to pass the PRAXIS I exam for admission to College of Education.  Require all those who do not pass the PRAXIS II to enroll in remediation programs. (AA)
 
MEASURE 
Higher passing rates on the Praxis II exam.

BASELINE     
177 student teachers, 163 passed. (Pass rate 92.0% for Fall 2003)

UPDATE 
163 student teachers; 141 passed prior to student teaching, 22 took remediation, 2 no scores reported. (Pass rate 96.9% for Fall 2004).

UPDATE 
180 student teachers, 162 passed., 18 took remediation (2 no scores reported).  (Pass rate 96% for 2004-2005), 163 student teachers, 141 passed, 22 took remediation. (Pass rate 95% for 2003-2004).
(2005)

UPDATE  
199 student teachers, 190 passed (Pass rate 95.48% (Fall 2006). 218 student teachers, 210 passed (Pass rate 96.3% (Spring 2006). Pass rate 96.66% (Fall 2005) Pass rate 96.58% (Spring 2005).
(2006)
254 student teachers, 216 passed, 38 failed prior to student teaching & took remediation (waiting for final results) (Spring 2007 data – include in 07-08 report)
  
UPDATE  
Pass rate 96.09% (2006-07) Pass rate 96.00% (2005-06)
(2007)
(Switch to academic year reporting (ETS data) for future NAS/UPP Submissions)

UPDATE  
Pass rate 96.37% (2008-09) Pass rate 96.09% (2007-08) Pass rate 96.00% (2006-07) Pass rate 95.53% (2005-06) Pass rate 95.45% (2004-05)
(2008)

UPDATE 
Pass Rate - 97.00% (2009-10) Pass rate 96.37% (2008-09) Pass rate 96.09% (2007-08) Pass rate 96.00% (2006-07) Pass rate 95.53% (2005-06) Pass rate 95.45% (2004-05)
(2009)

UPDATE
Pass Rate – 95.56% (2010-11) Pass Rate - 97.00% (2009-10) Pass rate 96.37% (2008-09) Pass rate 96.09% (2007-08) Pass rate 96.00% (2006-07) Pass rate 95.53% (2005-06) Pass rate 95.45% (2004-05)
(2010)
 
Pennsylvania Department of Education publishes new passing scores for Praxis II based on QPA.