NAEP


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NAEP

Abbreviation for:
National Asthma Education Program
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I find that the gains among initial 3rd graders were not as dramatic as those shown on the 4th-grade NAEP, thereby suggesting that the 4th-grade scores did create the appearance of steeper achievement growth than actually took place.
Prior to 1996, NAEP did not allow accommodations for students with disabilities, resulting in a significant under-representation of this important student group.
The NAEP is only administered to a stratified sample of students.
Experts have been aware that academic standards can vary drastically from state to state, but what stands out in this report is its mapping exercise used to project state standards onto the scale used by NAEP.
Given that performance standards for PAWS need to be established and that those standards are likely to be scrutinized carefully both within Wyoming and at the federal level, it is reasonable to ask whether NAEP provides appropriate standards for Wyoming or any other state in which new standards must be set.
Demographic and questionnaire data were collected as the NAEP was administered (2005b).
The NAEP assesses 4th-, 8th- and 12thgrade students in math and reading.
Although the NAEP has assessed a variety of subjects (such as math, reading, writing, science, history, civics, art, and geography), the math and reading tests generate the most interest because they evaluate the most basic educational skills.
Congress established NAEP in the late 1960's to identify national trends in student achievement in core subjects.
The NAEP tests a sample of fourth-graders, eighth-graders, and 12th-graders from 40 states in writing, science, math, and reading.
SAN ANTONIO -- The Regional Educational Laboratory - Southwest (REL Southwest), run by Edvance Research (formerly run by SEDL), has released research findings which address the question, "To what extent do current Texas state science assessment standards cover the content on which NAEP 2009 assessments will be based?
Through The Nation's Report Card, the NAEP Reading Assessment reports how well students perform in reading various texts and responding to those texts by answering multiple-choice and instructed-response questions.