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Star State Linking Studies

The following are links to technical papers that describe the linking of Star Math and/or Star Reading to state assessments, alphabetized by state. These linking studies are used to determine state benchmarks.

State Title
Alabama Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the ACT Aspire
Alaska Preliminary Linking of Star Reading and Star Math to the Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools (PEAKS)
Arizona Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to Arizona's Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzM2 formerly AzMERIT)
Arkansas Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the ACT Aspire
California Relating Star Reading and Star Math to California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) (Smarter Balanced)
Colorado Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Colorado Measure of Academic Success (CMAS) (PARCC Assessments) Performance
Connecticut Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Connecticut Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
District of Columbia Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the District of Columbia (DC) Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Assessments Performance
Delaware Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Delaware Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Florida Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) Performance
Georgia Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Georgia Milestones Performance
Hawaii Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Hawai'i Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Idaho Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Idaho Standards Achievement Tests (ISATs) (by Smarter Balanced) Performance
Illinois Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Illinois Assessments of Readiness (IAR)
Indiana Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Indiana Learning Evaluation Assessment Readiness Network (ILEARN) Tests
Iowa Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Iowa Assessment (IA) Performance
Kansas Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on the Kansas Assessments
Kentucky Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) Tests
Louisiana Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP 2025)
Maine Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA)
Maryland Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Maryland Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Assessments Performance
Massachusetts Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Next-Generation Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) Tests
Michigan Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP)
Minnesota Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs)
Mississippi Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) Tests
Missouri Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Grade-Level Tests
Montana Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Montana Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Nebraska Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) Test
Nevada Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Nevada Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
New Hampshire Relating Star Reading and Star Math to New Hampshire Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
New Jersey Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the New Jersey Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Assessments Performance
New Mexico Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the New Mexico Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Assessments Performance
New York Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the New York State Testing Program (NYSTP)
North Carolina Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) Performance
North Dakota Relating Star Reading and Star Math to North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) (Smarter Balanced) Performance
Ohio Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Ohio State Tests
Oklahoma Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP) Assessments
Oregon Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Oregon Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Pennsylvania Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on Pennsylvania's System of School Assessment (PSSA)
Rhode Island Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) Tests
South Carolina Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math to the South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Assessments (SC READY)
South Dakota Relating Star Reading and Star Math to South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Tennessee Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the TNReady
Texas Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
Utah Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading to the Utah Readiness Improvement Success Empowerment (RISE)
Vermont Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Vermont Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
Virginia Pathway to Proficiency: Linking the Star Reading and Star Math Scales with Performance Levels on the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL)
Washington Relating Star Reading and Star Math to Washington Smarter Balanced Assessments Performance
West Virginia Relating Star Reading and Star Math to West Virginia General Summative Assessment (Smarter Balanced) Performance
Wisconsin Relating Star Reading and Star Math to the Wisconsin Forward Exam
Wyoming Pathway to Proficiency: Linking Star Reading and Star Math to the Wyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP)