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Systems for state science assessment / Committee on Test Design for K–12 Science Achievement ; Mark R. Wilson and Meryl W. Bertenthal, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-09662-6 (hardcover)—ISBN 0-309-55060-2 (pdf) 1. Science—Study and teaching (Elementary)—United States—Evaluation. 2. Science—Study and teaching (Secondary)—United States—Evaluation. 3. Science—United States—Examinations, questions, etc. I. Wilson, Mark R. II. Bertenthal, Meryl W. III. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Test Design for K–12 Science Achievement.

LB1585.3.S96 2005



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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2006). Systems for State Science Assessment. Committee on Test Design for K–12 Science Achievement. M.R. Wilson and M.W. Bertenthal, eds. Board on Testing and Assessment, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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